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FRANKLIN--Frederic. Dancer, coach, rehearsal master, teacher, choreographer, guardian of ballet history, raconteur extraordinaire. You retrieved lost Balanchine choreography for our video archives and gave us 60 hours of taped reminiscences. Your inimitable spirit is preserved for posterity. The George Balanchine Foundation

Published in The New York Times on May 10, 2013
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