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us: Blossom, Beverly


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  • Variants

    • us: Schmidt-Blossom, Beverly
    • us: Schmidt, Beverly
    • us: Jen, Beverly
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19260828
    • Death Date

        20141101
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)New York times (online), viewed Nov. 4, 2014
    • Death Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)New York times (online), viewed Nov. 4, 2014
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)New York times (online), viewed Nov. 4, 2014
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Nikolais Dance Theatre
        • Affiliation Start: 1953
        • Affiliation End: 1963
        • Source: New York times (online), viewed Nov. 4, 2014
    • Gender

        female
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Modern dance
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Dancers
            (lcsh) Choreographers
              (lcsh) Dance teachers
          • Sources

            • found: Beverly Blossom again [VR], 1987: title frame (Beverly Blossom) credits (Beverly Blossom, choreographer)
            • found: Cohen-Strayner, B. Biog. dic. of dance, 1981: p. 798 (Schmidt-Blossom, Beverly; Amer. modern dancer, choreographer, b. ca. 1940 in Chicago; as Beverly Schmidt she was a principal dancer with the Alwin Nikolais company for 10 yrs.)
            • found: NYPL Dance Coll. programs file, 9/29/93 (hdg.: Blossom, Beverly; dancer, choreographer; performed as Beverly Schmidt, 1957-ca. 1974, as Beverly Schmidt-Blossom or Beverly Blossom, ca. 1970- )
            • found: NYPL Dance Coll. clippings file, 9/29/93 (hdg.: Blossom, Beverly; earlier in dance career danced briefly under name Beverly Jen)
            • found: New York times (online), viewed Nov. 4, 2014 (in obituary published Nov. 3: Beverly Blossom; b. Beverly Schmidt, Aug. 28, 1926, Chicago; m. to Roberts Blossom, 1967-1970; d. Saturday [Nov. 1, 2014], Chicago, aged 88; modern-dance choreographer and teacher; daring, vividly imaginative solo performer)
          • Change Notes

            • 1993-09-29: new
            • 2014-11-04: revised
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