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Report from the 17 July 2020

It is with great sadness that the Paris Opera has learned of the passing of Zizi Jeanmaire.

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8 July 2020The collective #ProtègeTonSoignant pays tribute to caregivers with an installation of 500 portraits on the façade of the Bastille Opera house from 10 to 29 July. 23 July 2020The AROP awards 2020 (season 18/19)

Ballerina, Music-hall star, Roland Petit’s wife and muse, Zizi Jeanmaire passed away in Switzerland this Friday, 17 July, at the age of 96. She entered the Paris Opera Ballet School at 9 (1933) and gave her final concert at the Bastille Opera's Amphitheatre in November 2000.   

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