Fred Benjamin

 

 

 “HE BROUGHT JOY AND DANCE INTO ALL OUR LIVES. KEPT HIS SENSE OF HUMOUR, KINDNESS, AND COMPASSION. BLESSED” – Ted D Williams

Fred Benjamin

September 8, 1944 – December 14, 2013

 

 

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LINKS

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/20/arts/dance/fred-benjamin-teacher-of-jazz-dance-dies-at-69.html

http://amsterdamnews.com/news/2013/dec/19/dance-icon-fred-benjamin-dies-69/

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/freetodance/biographies/benjamin.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/01/26/arts/design/26LEWI.html

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/fred-benjamin-true-stage-presence

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alvin_Ailey

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talley_Beatty

http://www.rufusfaulk.com/elma_lewis.html

http://youtu.be/3kI1x5eOgSo

http://youtu.be/ZYqZ3MWY_5o

Emery, Lynne Fauley. “Concert Dance: 1950Today.” In BLACK DANCE FROM 1619 TO TODAY. Princeton, N.J., 1988, p. 305.

Source Citation: “Fred Benjamin.” ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CULTURE AND HISTORY . 5 vols. Macmillan, 1996. Reprinted by permission of Gale Group.

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