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#1 Mme. Hermine

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Posted 10 December 2011 - 05:00 PM

As per an e-mail from Adam Sklute, the AD of Ballet West, Mark Goldweber passed away last night.

I am sure others will be here with the details, however there are plans for a memorial.

RIP.

#2 Juliet

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Posted 10 December 2011 - 07:20 PM

Sad, sad news. Rest in peace .......

#3 Alexandra

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Posted 10 December 2011 - 07:20 PM

I am sure there will be obituaries tomorrow. Mark Goldweber, aside from being a wonderful dancer and fine balletmaster, first with the Joffrey, where he spent his dancing career, and for the past few years at Ballet West, was very important to this forum. He posted as Glebb, and always had interesting comments. He hadn't posted much lattely because of his illness.

I will remember the joy of his dancing as a young man, especially the zest with which he tore into "Les Patineurs".

Rest in peace, Mark.

#4 Amy Reusch

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Posted 10 December 2011 - 08:45 PM

The internet will not be the same....

#5 Marga

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Posted 10 December 2011 - 09:26 PM

Very sad news. Mark - glebb - will be missed indeed.

#6 sandik

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Posted 10 December 2011 - 10:44 PM

Damn, damn, damn.

#7 Helene

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Posted 10 December 2011 - 10:50 PM

This is such sad news.

Rest in peace, Mark.

#8 dirac

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Posted 10 December 2011 - 11:22 PM

So very sorry to hear this. RIP.

#9 cubanmiamiboy

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Posted 10 December 2011 - 11:49 PM

RIP Glebb. How sad that in many cases we get to know so little about the real people behind the screennames until they're gone. This is the second time I experience something like this here.

#10 Mel Johnson

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 03:03 AM

So very sad; for forty years, Mark was like a kid brother to me. This hurts. It just hurts so bad.

May he have eternal rest; may light everlasting shine upon him.

#11 atm711

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 04:31 AM

RIP Glebb. How sad that in many cases we get to know so little about the real people behind the screennames until they're gone.


Rest in peace, Glebb---I will miss you.

#12 Treefrog

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 05:40 AM

So sad to hear this. Mark was gracious in helping me to understand ballet when I was a total newbie.

#13 Victoria Leigh

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 05:54 AM

Another major, and way too early, loss to the ballet world, to young dancers, and to those of us who knew and loved him. And everyone who knew him loved him. Mark was one of the good ones, in every way. I first met him when he was 12 years old, in Miami, and he was just one of those special kids, who grew up to be a special dancer, teacher, and an exceptional ballet master. He will be be greatly missed by many, many people.

#14 Mme. Hermine

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Posted 11 December 2011 - 06:56 AM

Mark posted this video of himself some time ago:



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Posted 11 December 2011 - 06:56 AM

Mark -- Glebb -- was such a generous and insightful internet friend. Thank you Mme. Hermine, for the video clip. That huge, joyous smile at the very end of the clip says a great deal about the artist and the man. The clip reminds me, too, of how important was the Joffrey's role in American ballet history, and how seriously Mark took the responsibilitiy of keeping memory of these works, the restorations especially, alive.

His death comes too soon. Sandik says it beautifully:

Damn, damn, damn




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