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Balanchine Style Question

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#31 Mel Johnson

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Posted 23 April 2006 - 05:27 PM

Certainly, Vaganova was seen by Balanchine. It would have been difficult to see a performance of ballet in Petersburg without seeing her. She wasn't known as the "Queen of Variations" for nothing. She also had a reputation of being a real iron dancer, kind of like Lou Gehrig in American baseball.

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