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#tbt: Tanny Le Clercq, and Balanchine's Musings on Mortality

In the October 1957 issue of Dance Magazine, we received the latest updates on New York City Ballet dancer Tanaquil Le Clercq’s health nearly a year after her polio diagnosis. Le Clercq, who at the time was George Balanchine’s wife and muse, had become immobile from the waist down and was taken to a rehabilitation […]