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Melissa Hayden

Death of prima ballerina Melissa Hayden

August 9, 2006

“Blunt honesty and generosity in [Melissa Hayden's] life and dancing, that was her name.”

Melissa Hayden

Melissa Hayden showed unparalleled versatility and range in her ballet dancing, prompting choreographers to create roles specifically for her during a career that spanned decades at the top of her profession.

Melissa Hayden premieres role of Titania in Balanchine ballet

January 17, 1962

Dancer Melissa Hayden premiered the role of Titania in Balanchine's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," a part created especially for her.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Melissa Hayden." (Viewed on September 16, 2014) <http://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/20289>.

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