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Cranko, John Cyril (1927–1973), ballet dancer and choreographer

Nicholas Dromgoole

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195173697
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30978
Cranko, John Cyril (1927–1973), ballet dancer and choreographer

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Cranko, John Cyril (1927–1973), ballet dancer and choreographer, was born on 15 August 1927 in Rustenburg, about 60 miles from Johannesburg, South Africa, the only child of Herbert Cranko, a lawyer who later went on to practise in Johannesburg itself, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Dance

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