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January/February 2016

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January/February 2016

Balanchine rehearses with Suzanne Farrell.

George Balanchine and the United States: An Artist in Love with His Adopted Country

George Balanchine adored the United States, especially all those dancers from Texas or wherever

By Peter Tonguette

Volume 37, Issue 1

Ballerinas adorn the window of the School of American Ballet, started by the Russian-turned-American choreographer, George Balanchine.

—Alfred Eisenstaedt, The LIFE Picture Collection / Getty Images