Yuri Grigorovich

Yuri Grigorovich, in full Yuri Nikolayevich Grigorovich, (born January 2, 1927, Leningrad [now St. Petersburg], Russia, Soviet Union), Russian dancer …

William Forsythe

William Forsythe, (born December 30, 1949, New York, New York, U.S.), American choreographer who staged audaciously groundbreaking contemporary dance …

Vicente Escudero

Vicente Escudero, (born Oct. 27, 1892, Valladolid, Spain—died Dec. 4, 1980, Barcelona), Gypsy dancer widely respected for his mastery of flamenco da…

Werner Egk

Werner Egk, original name Werner Mayer, (born May 17, 1901, Auchsesheim, near Donauwörth, Ger.—died July 10, 1983, Inning, W.Ger.), German composer…

William Dollar

William Dollar, in full William Henry Dollar, (born April 20, 1907, St. Louis, Mo., U.S.—died Feb. 28, 1986, Flourtown, Pa.), American ballet dancer…