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This is an ORIGINAL Program it is dated handwritten inside July 10, 1964. It is OVER 5 0 YEARS OLD!!! It is on legendary Ballet Dance,

JOSE GRECO

This program, measuring 9" x 12" has 26 pages of great photograph images of the dancers including MARIA SOTO and Lola De Ronda, as well as stage production photo images, from a lot of his latin numbers. It's in nice shape slight cover wear, great collectible for lovers of Ballet and Spain.

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MORE INFO ON JOSE GRECO: José Greco (December 23, 1918 – December 31, 2000) was a flamenco dancer and choreographer.

He was born Costanzo Greco in Montorio nei Frentani, Italy of Italian parents. He was raised in New York City from the time he was 10 years old. He began dancing in Brooklyn with his sister Norina at a young age.

He made his professional dancing debut in 1937 at the Hippodrome Theatre in Manhattan. His most famous partners were La Argentinita (Encarnación López Julvez) and, after her death, her sister Pilar López. In 1949, he started the José Greco Dance Company, with which he toured extensively.

He also appeared in a number of films, including Sombrero (1953), Around the World in 80 Days (1956), Holiday for Lovers (1959), Ship of Fools (1965), and The Proud and the Damned (1972).

He received many honors and awards including being knighted by the Spanish government (Cruz Laureada del Caballero del Mérito Civil) and receiving 4 honorary doctorates.

He started the José Greco Foundation for Hispanic Dance in 1972 and retired from the stage for the first time in 1974. He published an autobiography, Gypsy in My Soul: The Autobiography of José Greco, in 1977. He had six children, three boys and three girls. His sons José Luis and Paolo are composers; his son José Greco II is a dancer as are his three daughters, Alessandra, Carmela and Lola.

He came out of retirement in the late 80's to form a company featuring his children. He appeared on stage for the last time in 1995, at the age of 77. Until his death he was Visiting Professor of Dance at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, PA.

He died of heart failure in his home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. . He is survived by his wife Margaret Ana Borger,professor of spanish at Millersville University. Refering to her he once stated that she was ¨tons of fun¨ and that she was ¨ the most valuable person in the world, worth her weight in gold¨. He was a fervorous admirer of Sandro Botticelli and colombian painter Fernando Botero.

This item is part of Backlot Movie Memorabilia and collectibles in-store inventory from our shop which is located in the heart of Hollywood, where we have been in business for the past 40 years!!!

JOSE GRECO Spanish BALLET PROGRAM MARIA SOTO Lola De Ronda
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