Maurice Béjart

1927 - 2007

Maurice Béjart

Maurice Béjart (French: [beʒaʁ]; 1 January 1927 – 22 November 2007) was a French-born dancer, choreographer and opera director who ran the Béjart Ballet Lausanne in Switzerland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maurice Béjart has received more than 134,598 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular dancer.

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    Effective Languages (L*)

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Among dancers, Maurice Béjart ranks 9 out of 66Before him are Anna Pavlova, Rudolf Nureyev, Vaslav Nijinsky, Josephine Baker, Pina Bausch, and Marius Petipa. After him are Bobby Farrell, Margot Fonteyn, Maya Plisetskaya, Marie Taglioni, Martha Graham, and Mikhail Baryshnikov.

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Among people born in 1927, Maurice Béjart ranks 22Before him are Lawrence Kohlberg, Kim Young-sam, Niklas Luhmann, Janet Leigh, Sidney Poitier, and Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium. After him are Albert Uderzo, Simone Veil, Harry Belafonte, Martin Lewis Perl, Robert Ludlum, and Manfred Eigen. Among people deceased in 2007, Maurice Béjart ranks 15Before him are Carlo Ponti, Kurt Vonnegut, Marcel Marceau, Sidney Sheldon, Paul Tibbets, and Ève Curie. After him are Mohammed Zahir Shah, Ryszard Kapuściński, Deborah Kerr, Kai Siegbahn, Benazir Bhutto, and Oscar Peterson.

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In France

Among people born in France, Maurice Béjart ranks 618 out of 4,109Before him are Sebastian Brant (1458), Jacques Anquetil (1934), Éliphas Lévi (1810), Hans Bethe (1906), René Lacoste (1904), and Jean Parisot de Valette (1494). After him are François Guizot (1787), Pierre Louis Maupertuis (1698), Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (1651), Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron (1799), Jean Dubuffet (1901), and Suger (1080).

Among DANCERS In France

Among dancers born in France, Maurice Béjart ranks 2Before him are Marius Petipa (1818). After him are Jean-Georges Noverre (1727), Pierre Beauchamp (1631), Roland Petit (1924), La Goulue (1866), Liane de Pougy (1869), and Jules Perrot (1810).

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