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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 Bhakti (1970), Le sacre du printemps (1970) and Ballet for Life (1997). He died on November 22, 2007 in Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland. See full bio »

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 2009 Sylvie Guillem: On the Edge (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)
 1979-1981 Grâce à la musique (TV Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes)
- Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971) (1981) ... (choreographer)
- Robert Schumann (1979) ... (choreographer)
 1981 Les plaisirs de l'île enchantée (TV Movie) (choreographer) / (directed for stage)
 1981 Bolero (choreographer: "Boléro")
 1980 Numéro un (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Spécial USA - Number One (1980) ... (choreographer)
 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)
 1965 Pour le plaisir (TV Series documentary) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Le sacre du talent (1965) ... (choreographer)
 1964 La reine verte (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1960-1962 École des vedettes (TV Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 29 May 1962 (1962) ... (choreographer: ballet "La Belle et la Bête")
- Episode dated 24 October 1960 (1960) ... (choreographer: ballet "La mer")
 1959 Tour Eiffel idylle (Short) (choreographer)
 1957 La belle au boa (Short) (choreographer)
 1956 Symphonie pour un homme seul (Short) (choreographer)
 1952 The Firebird (choreographer) / (dancer)
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Other Works:

He directed the ballet, "Nikinsky-Clown of God," in the Ballet of the Twentieth Century at the Forest National Auditorium in Brussels, Belgium with Jorge Donn (Clown of God); Paolo Bartoluzzi (Rose); Daniel Lomel (Golden Slave); Jorge Lanner (Faun); Micha Van Hoecke (Petrouchka); Suzanne Farrell (Girl in Pink); Angela Albrecht ... See more »

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In 1960, he formed his own dance company, the Ballet du XXe Siecle ("Ballet of the 20th Century"). The troupe later moved to Switzerland, where it was renamed Bejart Ballet Lausanne. See more »

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