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 Post subject: Légion d'honneur - 1er janvier 2009
PostPosted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 7:03 am 
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3 danseuses figurent dans la liste des décorés:

Au grade d'officier :

Mme Guillem (Sylvie), artiste chorégraphique. Chevalier du 15 décembre 1994.

Au grade de chevalier :

Mme Clerc (Florence, Elisabeth, Catherine), épouse Jude, professeure de danse à l'Opéra national de Paris ; 41 ans d'activités artistiques.

Mme Guillerm (Nelly, Armande) dite Violette Verdy, directrice du département de la danse dans une université américaine ; 63 ans d'activités artistiques et professionnelles.

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This sounds so interesting; however, I do not speak French. Could someone please translate for me.

Thank you.


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 03, 2009 4:45 am 
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You will find information here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Légion_d'honneur

(copy and paste the link)

This is an honor totally useless. :lol:

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Thank you for the information. Your comment was very funny - I always thought it was a huge honor.


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It used to be, but it seems that nowadays, anybody who is a little bit famous got it (football players, pop singers, etc.)

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