Violette Verdy

Violette Verdy
1933 - 2016
Violette Verdy  French Dancer

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Violette Verdy was previously married to Colin Clark.


French Dancer Violette Verdy was born Nelly Guillerm on 1st December, 1933 in Pont-l`Abbe, France and passed away on 8th Feb 2016 Bloomington, Indiana, U.S. aged 82. She is most remembered for One of the premier ballet dancers of the twentieth century. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Violette Verdy is a member of the following lists: Ballerinas, Recipients of the Legion of Honour and 1933 births.


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First Name Violette
Last Name Verdy
Full Name at Birth Nelly Guillerm
Age 82 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st December, 1933
Birthplace Pont-l`Abbe, France
Died 8th February, 2016
Place of Death Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.
Cause of Death Long illness
Build Slim
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality French
Occupation Text ballerina, choreographer, teacher and writer
Occupation Dancer
Claim to Fame One of the premier ballet dancers of the twentieth century

Violette Verdy (born Nelly Armande Guillerm; 1 December 1933 – 8 February 2016) was a French ballerina, choreographer, teacher, and writer who worked as a dance company director with the Paris Opera Ballet in France and the Boston Ballet in the United States. From 1958 to 1977 she was a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet where she performed in the world premieres of several works created specifically for her by choreographers George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. She was Distinguished Professor of Music (Ballet) at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, in Bloomington, and the recipient of two medals from the French government.

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Violette Verdy82 SagittariusDancer
Colin Clark70 LibraFilm Director


The Bell Telephone Hour1959Sugar Plum FairyTV Show
The Glass Slipper1955Dancer (uncredited)Movie
Chassez le naturel1953Short Film
Deux maîtres pour un valet1952La jeune filleShort Film
Olivia1951Une pensionnaireMovie
Dream Ballerina1950NicoleMovie




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