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Michael Kidd

Overview page. Subjects: Performing Arts — Music.

(b Brooklyn, NY, 12 Aug. 1919; d Los Angeles, 23 Dec. 2007)

US dancer, choreographer, and director. He studied at the School of American Ballet with Vilzak and Schollar and made...

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Michael Kidd

Overview page. Subjects: Performing Arts — Music.

(b Brooklyn, NY, 12 Aug. 1919; d Los Angeles, 23 Dec. 2007)

US dancer, choreographer, and director. He studied at the School of American Ballet with Vilzak and Schollar and made...

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Kidd Michael

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 317 words.

b. Milton Greenwald, 12 August 1915, New York City, New York, USA, d. 23 December 2007, Los Angeles, California, USA.

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Kidd, Michael

Claude Conyers.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 326 words.

[Greenwald, Milton ]

(b New York, Aug 12, 1915; d Los Angeles, Dec 23, 2007). American dancer and choreographer for stage and film. After winning a scholarship to the School...

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Kidd, Michael

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 118 words.

Born in New York, he left City College, where he was studying chemical engineering, to become a pupil at a

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Kidd, Michael (1919– )

John Degen.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 153 words.

(1919– )

American director and choreographer. Born Milton Greenwald, he began in ballet, working with several companies marked

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Kidd, Michael (12 Aug. 1919)

Gerald Bordman.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 103 words.

(b. New York, 12 Aug. 1919)

Choreographer. A dropout from chemical engineering, he performed with the Ballet

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Kidd, Michael (12 Aug 1915)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 323 words.

After winning a scholarship to the School of American Ballet in 1937, he decided to pursue a career in

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Kidd, Michael (12 August 1917)

Jerome Delamater.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 701 words.

(Milton Gruenwald; born 12 August 1917 in Brooklyn, New York), American dancer, stage and film choreographer.

Kidd began

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Kidd, Michael (1919–2007)

Thomas Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts. 340 words.

(1919–2007).

Stage and screen choreographer, performer, and director. An exceptionally talented Broadway and Hollywood choreographer,

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Kidd, Michael (1919–2007)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 118 words.

(1919–2007)

American director and choreographer. Born Milton Greenwald, he began in *ballet, working with several companies

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Kidd, Michael (12 Aug. 1919)

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 157 words.

US dancer, choreographer, and director. He studied at the School of American Ballet with Vilzak and Schollar and made his debut in the musical ...

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First Do No Harm: Being a Resilient Doctor in the 21st Century. By Leanne Rowe and Michael Kidd

Killian Welch.

in Alcohol and Alcoholism

January 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 502 words.

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The Street, 1952

Ethan Mordden.

in Coming up Roses

November 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music. 11271 words.

It is the coming together of Irving Berlin and Frank Loesser, Ethel Merman and Vivian Blaine, Moss Hart and Michael Kidd, slambang musical comedy and the stimulating musical play—the old...

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Bennett (Di Figlia), Michael

Claude Conyers.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online February 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 539 words.

(b Buffalo, NY, April 8, 1943; d Tucson, AZ, July 2, 1987).

American dancer, choreographer, and musical theater director. He first appeared on stage at age two, in a dance...

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Bennett [DiFiglia], Michael

Robert Howie.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music. 292 words.

(b Buffalo, NY, April 8, 1943; d Tucson, AZ, July 2, 1987). American director and choreographer. He made his début at the age of 17 as Baby John in a tour of West Side Story, and was...

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Serious Screen Fare, but Flying High on Stage

Andy Propst.

in They Made Us Happy

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music. 5885 words.

After a false start on one project for MGM (which did ultimately resurface for them a few years later), Comden and Green discovered that Gene Kelly loved an idea they had had for a...

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Anything Goes

Ethan Mordden.

September 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Popular Music; American Music. 400 pages.

This book looks at the musical, from The Beggar's Opera to Wicked. Looking at Star Comic and Sweetheart Heroine; the war between musical comedy and operetta; the rise of the sexy story in...

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Verdon, Gwen

Claude Conyers.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 283 words.

[Gwyneth Evelyn]

(b Culver City, CA, Jan 13, 1925; d Woodstock, VT, Oct 18, 2000). American musical theater dancer, singer, and actress. Daughter of a Denishawn instructor,...

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Gillespie, Kidd, & Coia

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Glasgow-based firm of architects evolved from Salmon's office under Jack (Giacomo) Antonio Coia (1898–1981—of Italian parentage), who was apprenticed (1915–19) to John Gaff Gillespie...

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