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Arthur Mitchell

Arthur Mitchell (Jack Mitchell / Getty Images)
Arthur Mitchell (Jack Mitchell / Getty Images)

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September 21, 2018 "Eternal rest grant unto Arthur, O Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace. Amen"
September 21, 2018 "I had heard of the name of Arthur Mitchell but never tried to visualize him.When I noted that he passed away I searched thje internet and found out so much about him. I waas impressed that he rose from a humble beginning and broke barriers, inspired and nurtured a generation.I am in awer and saddened by his passing .I pray that his family, friends and others may be comforted by the Holy Spirit.and be thankful that his was a life well lived. May this gifted person rest in Peace." - WENTWORTH Christopher (Sandys)
September 21, 2018 "Another iconic trailblazer is gone. Rest In Peace." - Phyllis Gilbert (Dallas, TX)
September 21, 2018 "God bless you always ~" - Jane Dowling (Waterbury, CT)
September 21, 2018 "I experienced such delight watching Arthur Mitchell dance in the '50's with the New York City Ballet. My impression of him was strong then, as it is now. May he rest in peace and may his family cherish their memories of him. I'd like to think he is still dancing in his new home.

Felice" - Felice Tanenbaum (Palm Coast,, FL)
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Obituary for Arthur Mitchell
Arthur Mitchell (1934 – 2018) was a ballet dancer who achieved international acclaim as the first African-American principal dancer at the New York...
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