Hernández, Amalia, 1917-2000

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Amalia Hernández Navarro (b. Sept. 19, 1917, Mexico City, Mexico–d. Nov. 5, 2000, Mexico City, Mexico) was a Mexican ballet choreographer. She attended National School of Dance, directed by Nellie Campobello but later dropped out. In 1952, she founded the dance company Ballet Folklórico de México.
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referencedIn Ballet de México (Company). [Programs] New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Walter Terry papers, 1913-1982 The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
referencedIn Photographs: Index. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
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associatedWith Ballet de México (Company) corporateBody
founderOf Ballet Folklórico de México corporateBody
associatedWith Campobello, Nellie, 1900-1986 person
sibling of Hernández, Agustín 1924- person
associatedWith Jeffry, Alix person
associatedWith Terry, Walter person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Mexico City 09 MX
Mexico City 09 MX


Birth 1917-09-19

Death 2000-11-05


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