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us: Verdy, Violette, 1933-2016


  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Guillerm, Nelly Armande, 1933-2016
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1933-12-01
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-02-08
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Pont-l'Abbé (France)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Bloomington (Ind.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Feb. 10, 2016
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Indiana University, Bloomington
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Feb. 10, 2016
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Boston Ballet
        • Affiliation Start: 1980
        • Affiliation End: 1984
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Feb. 10, 2016
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Opéra de Paris. Ballet
        • Affiliation Start: 1977
        • Affiliation End: 1980
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Feb. 10, 2016
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) New York City Ballet
        • Affiliation Start: 1958
        • Affiliation End: 1977
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Feb. 10, 2016
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) American Ballet Theatre
        • Affiliation Start: 1957
        • Affiliation End: 1958
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Feb. 10, 2016
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Ballets de Paris de Roland Petit
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Feb. 10, 2016
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Ballets des Champs-Élysées
        • Affiliation Start: 1945
        • Source: New York times WWW site, viewed Feb. 10, 2016
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Ballet
          (lcsh) Ballet--Production and direction
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Ballet dancers
              (lcsh) Dance teachers
                (lcsh) College teachers
            • Sources

              • found: Her Giselle ... 1970.
              • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 19, 2014 (ballerina with the New York City Ballet)
              • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Feb. 10, 2016 (in obituary published Feb. 9: Violette Verdy; b. Nelly Armande Guillerm, Dec. 1, 1933, Pont-l'Abbé, Brittany; her stage name was reportedly invented by the choreographer Roland Petit to suggest a flower and the composer Verdi; d. Monday [Feb. 8, 2016], Bloomington, Ind., aged 82; ballerina who became one of New York City Ballet's most acclaimed stars by bringing her deep musicality, effervescent presence, and theatrical flair to George Balanchine's plotless ballets)
            • Change Notes

              • 1980-04-10: new
              • 2016-02-10: revised
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