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 Post subject: Maurice Bejart
PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2007 6:44 am 
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Maurice Bejart has died in Lausanne. The New York Times posted this brief notice 45 minutes ago:

http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/arts/int ... ref=slogin


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2007 6:53 am 
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I thought he deserved to be in the "dance issues" :wink:

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2007 7:28 am 
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The BBC is quick with a brief obituary:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7107485.stm


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Here is the obituary published in the Boston Globe, writted by Nathalie Ogi of the Associated Press:
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Maurice Bejart, 80; expanded horizons of modern dance
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Maurice Bejart, who sought to bring ballet to younger audiences with his provocative avant-garde choreography, died yesterday, his ballet company said. He was 80. ...
The French-born choreographer redefined the parameters of dance during a career that spanned five decades, starting with his signature work, the 1959 staging of Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring," in which his dancers - clad in sleek, shiny tights - created an erotic aura with impulsive, natural movements that would become a standard of his interpretations.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2007 12:54 pm 
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I think it's appropriate to cover Bejart in Dance Miscellany, since he spreads beyond ballet.

So lets continue the conversation here

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