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Bujones, Fernando

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Born: 1955 AD
Died: 2005 AD, at 50 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Dancers

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1955 - Born in Miami, Florida on the 9th of March.

1967 - He won a scholarship to the School of American Ballet, the official school of the New York City Ballet Company.

1972 - He joined the American Ballet Theatre, one of the world's preeminent dance companies.

1974 - He became a soloist, and a Principal Dancer where, at 19, he was not only one of the youngest principal dancers in the world, but the youngest principal male dancer in ABT's history.

         - During that period that Mikhail Baryshnikov defected from the Soviet Union and joined ABT.

1980 - Bujones married Márcia Kubitschek, daughter of former Brazilian president Juscelino Kubitschek.

1987 - Márcia Kubitschek was elected to the National Congress of Brazil.

1991-1994 - Served as lieutenant governor of the Brazilian Federal District.

2005 - Died of Melanoma on the 10th of November in Miami, Florida.
















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