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Maurice Béjart (1927–2007)

Maurice Béjart was born on January 1, 1927 in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France as Maurice Jean Berger. He is known for his work on Je t'aime, tu danses (1977), Sept sur sept (1971) and Béjart (1962). He died on November 22, 2007 in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland. See full bio »

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Known For

Je t'aime, tu danses
Je t'aime, tu danses Miscellaneous Crew
(1977)
Sept sur sept
Sept sur sept Himself
(1971)
Béjart
Béjart Himself / En personne / Narrator / Récitant
(1962)
Bhakti
Bhakti Miscellaneous Crew
(1970)

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 2009 Sylvie Guillem: Sur le fil (Video documentary) (choreographer: extraits de spectacles "Boléro")
 2001 Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet (Documentary) (choreographer: ballet "La IXème Symphonie")
 2000 Maurice Bejart's Nutcracker (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1997 Ballet for Life (TV Movie) (choreographer) / (stage director)
 1993 Schnelle Füße, rascher Mut (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1992 Babilée '91 (Documentary) (choreographer: ballet "Life")
 1990 À force de partir, je suis resté chez moi (TV Short) (choreographer)
 1981 Six personnages en quête d'un chanteur (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1981 Les plaisirs de l'île enchantée (TV Movie) (choreographer) / (directed for stage)
 1981 Bolero (choreographer: "Boléro")
 1977 Je t'aime, tu danses (choreographer)
 1974 Per la dolce memoria di quel giorno (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1970 Bhakti (choreographer)
 1969 Salomé (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1964 La reine verte (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1959 Symphonie pour un homme seul (Short) (choreographer)
 1959 Tour Eiffel idylle (Short) (choreographer)
 1952 Eldfågeln (choreographer) / (dancer)
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Other Works:

He performed in the ballet, "Choreographic Offering," "Les Fleurs Du Mal," "Firebird," "Bolero," "Bach Sonata," "Rite of Spring," "Nomos Alpha," "Serait-Ce La Mort?," "Actus Tragicus," "Scene D'Amour De 'Romeo Et Juliette,'" "The Jerk," and "Bhatki," in a Bejart and The Ballet of the Twentieth Century production at the London, ... See more »

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He studied dance in London and Paris, and went on to become a leading avant-garde choreographer in the 1950s. His dances have a sensual style which was not well-received in traditional Paris circles, prompting him to move to Brussels. There, his version of Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" was staged to much acclaim in 1959. See more »

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