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 Post subject: Fernando Bujones dies
PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2005 12:46 pm 
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So sad. So young. Incredible dancer. Big loss to the dance community.

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Fernando Bujones, classical dancer

PRODIGY BECAME BARYSHNIKOV RIVAL

By Adam Bernstein

Washington Post

Fernando Bujones, a prodigy who became one of the leading male classical dancers in international ballet and who once declared, ``Baryshnikov has the publicity, I have the talent,'' died Thursday at a hospital in Miami. He had melanoma. He was 50.

Trained initially by talented relatives, Mr. Bujones was soon scooped up by one of the finest dance schools in New York. At 17, he became the youngest principal dancer in the American Ballet Theatre. Not long after, he danced the romantic work ``Les Sylphides'' with Royal Ballet prima ballerina Margot Fonteyn, becoming one of her youngest partners.


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I've copied the post above to the existing topic in "Ballet in the Americas":

http://www.ballet-dance.com/forum/viewt ... 868#169868


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