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FRED BENJAMIN

FREDERICK CHARLES BENJAMIN by Dale Ricardo Shields   Page 1 – 8 Dancer – Choreographer { September 8, 1944  –  December 14, 2013 } Page 1 – 8 Fred Benjamin, an internationally known teacher of jazz dance who was also part of the creative wave of young Black modern-dance choreographers who came to prominence in the 1970s. …

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Louis Johnson

LOUIS  JOHNSON Dancer ~ Choreographer ~ Director ~ Professor   Legendary Artist 👑 by Dale Ricardo Shields Page 1 of 10 Born: March 19, 1930, Statesville, NC Died: March 31, 2020 Louis Johnson was born on March 19, 1930, in Statesville, N.C., and grew up in Washington. He started out as an acrobat before being discovered by Doris Jones and Claire …

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