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Alvin Ailey

Alvin AileyBorn: 5-Jan-1931
Birthplace: Rogers, TX
Died: 1-Dec-1989
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: AIDS
Remains: Buried, Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Dancer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Father: (abandoned family)
Boyfriend: David McReynolds (1950's)

    Psychiatric Observation St. Luke's Hospital
    Spingarn Medal 1976

Author of books:
Revelations: The Autobiography of Alvin Ailey (1995, memoir)

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