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George Balanchine

George BalanchineAKA George Melitonovich Balanchivadze

Born: 22-Jan-1904
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: 30-Apr-1983
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Oakland Cemetery, Sag Harbor, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Dancer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Choreographer co-founded NYC Ballet

Died from CJD.

Father: Meliton Blanchivadze (composer)
Brother: Andre Balanchivadze (composer)
Wife: Tamara Geva (m. 1921, div. 1926)
Wife: Vera Zorina (m. Dec-1938, div. 1946)
Wife: Maria Tallchief (dancer, m. 1946, div. 1952)
Wife: Tanaquil LeClerq (m. 1952, div. 1969)

    New York City Ballet Co-Founder
    Heart Bypass Operation

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (30-Sep-2013) · Himself


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