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José Limon (1908–1972)

José Limon was born on January 12, 1908 in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico as José Arcadio Limon. He is known for his work on The Moor's Pavane (1951), Festival of Arts (1962) and Scope (1954). He was married to Pauline Lawrence. He died on December 2, 1972 in Flemington, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Moor's Pavane
Festival of Arts
Scope Himself / Othello
Folio Judas (segment 'Traitor')


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 1955 Folio (TV Series)
Judas (segment 'Traitor')
- Betrayal (1955) ... Judas (segment 'Traitor')
 1955 Scope (TV Series)
Othello / Himself
- The Moor's Pavane: A Measure of Emotion (1955) ... Othello / Himself
 1951 The Moor's Pavane (Short)
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 1965 Festival of Arts (TV Series)
- Dance Theatre of José Limon (1965) ... Himself

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Stage Play: As Thousands Cheer. Musical revue. Music by Irving Berlin. Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Book by Moss Hart. Musical Director: Frank Tours. Music orchestrated by Adolph Deutsch, Frank Tours, Ed Powell, Russell Wooding and Helmy Kresa. Choreographed by Charles Weidman. Press Representative: John Peter Toohey. Directed by Hassard Short... See more »

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Jose Limon Dance Foundation, modern dance company and institute in New York City, was awarded the 2008 American National Medal of the Arts for its services to dance. See more »

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