Jean Babilée

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Jean Babilée (real name Jean Gutman(n)) (born 2 February 1923) is a prominent French dancer and choreographer of the latter half of the 20th century. He is considered to be one of modern ballet's greatest performers, and the first French dancer to gain international acclaim. Babilée has been called the "enfant terrible of dance."

Born in Paris in 1923, the son of a doctor, Babilée studied at the Paris Opéra Ballet School from 1936 to 1940., Time, April 23, 1951 His dance career was interrupted during World War II because he was Jewish on his father's side. He left Paris in 1940 when the Wehrmacht was approaching the city, but returned to dance with the Paris Opera Ballet in early 1942. He narrowly escaped being rounded up in the Rafle du Vel'd'Hiv on July 16, 1942. In early 1943 he left the city to avoid compulsory deportation to Germany as a forced laborer. He spent the rest of the war with the French Resistance, fighting with the Maquis in Touraine.

After the war, Babilée returned to dance, joining the Soirées de la Danse, which later became Les Ballet des Champs Elysées.Adrian Room (2010). ,...
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