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June 13: Today in Dance

Born Today: Frederic Franklin

Ballet dancer Frederic Franklin (1914–2013) began his performing career in Paris with Josephine Baker (1906–1975) in 1931 and he danced with the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo from 1938–1952, often partnering ballerina Alexandra Danilova (1903–1997). After retiring from the stage, he became a freelance reviver and restager of ballets, having danced in many original ballets. In the mid-1980s…

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Dawn Davis Loring

Dawn Davis Loring

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Dance writer and historian, teacher, and advocate. Book Dance Appreciation, published by Human Kinetics. Apple podcast - Today in Dance.