Zizi Jeanmaire

1924 - 2020

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Renée Marcelle "Zizi" Jeanmaire (29 April 1924 – 17 July 2020) was a French ballet dancer, actress and singer. She became famous in the 1950s after playing the title role in the ballet Carmen, produced in London in 1949, and went on to appear in several Hollywood films and Paris revues. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zizi Jeanmaire has received more than 247,412 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Zizi Jeanmaire is the 26th most popular dancer, the 1,552nd most popular biography from France and the 5th most popular French Dancer.

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  • 21

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  • 2.79

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Among dancers, Zizi Jeanmaire ranks 26 out of 75Before her are Mary Wigman, Alicia Alonso, Tamara Karsavina, Serge Lifar, Merce Cunningham, and Pierre Beauchamp. After her are Filippo Taglioni, Carlo Blasis, Agrippina Vaganova, Bronislava Nijinska, La Goulue, and August Bournonville.

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Among people born in 1924, Zizi Jeanmaire ranks 78Before her are Lee Iacocca, Madame Nhu, Khamtai Siphandon, John Backus, Ahmadou Ahidjo, and André Franquin. After her are Paul Desmond, Leonid Kogan, Tomiichi Murayama, Roberts Blossom, Antoni Ramallets, and Stanley Donen. Among people deceased in 2020, Zizi Jeanmaire ranks 115Before her are Mory Kanté, Quino, Adolfo Nicolás, Pentti Linkola, Pranab Mukherjee, and McCoy Tyner. After her are Pedro Casaldáliga, Albert Memmi, Kenzō Takada, Miloš Jakeš, Stuart Whitman, and Astrid Kirchherr.

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In France

Among people born in France, Zizi Jeanmaire ranks 1,552 out of 5,234Before her are Edmond François Valentin About (1828), Patrick Depailler (1944), Nathalie Baye (1948), Philibert de l'Orme (1514), Henri Dutilleux (1916), and Marcel Dassault (1892). After her are Henri Farman (1874), Ansegisel (602), Peter II, Duke of Bourbon (1438), Claude Jade (1948), Margaret of France, Queen of England (1282), and Blaise de Vigenère (1523).

Among DANCERS In France

Among dancers born in France, Zizi Jeanmaire ranks 5Before her are Marius Petipa (1818), Maurice Béjart (1927), Jean-Georges Noverre (1727), and Pierre Beauchamp (1631). After her are La Goulue (1866), Liane de Pougy (1869), Roland Petit (1924), and Jules Perrot (1810).