Tanaquil Le Clerq

Tanaquil Le Clercq and husband George Balanchine in an undated photo. They would divorce
1929 - 2000

Tanaquil Le Clerq  French Dancer


Tanaquil Le Clercq (/lɛ.klɛr/ le-clare; October 2, 1929 – December 31, 2000) was a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet. Her dancing career ended abruptly when she was stricken with polio in Copenhagen during the company's European tour in ...

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First Name Tanaquil
Middle Name Le
Last Name Le Clercq
Maiden Name Le Clerq
Alternative Name Tanny, Tanaquil Le Clercq
Age 71 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd October, 1929
Birthplace Paris, France
Died 31st December, 2000
Place of Death Manhattan, New York, USA
Cause of Death pneumonia
Build Slim
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality French
University School of American Ballet
Occupation Text Ballet Dancer
Occupation Dancer
Claim to Fame Principal dancer with the New York City Ballet
Official Websites www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8229266, www.the-ballet.com/leclercq.php
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    Tanaquil Le MasterJan 6, 2011

    I am glad to know enough information about my second cousin, that I was named after her.

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