Joffrey, Anver

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Name
Joffrey, Anver Gender: M
Khan, Abdulla Jaffa Anver Bey
born on 24 December 1928 at 18:43 (= 6:43 PM )
Place Seattle WA, USA, 47n36, 122w20
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: CAH
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 03°05' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 08°48 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 02°29'



Biography

American dancer and choreographer who held dance as his dream from the age of seven when he saw Astaire and Kelly movies. His first fledgling troupe consisted of six dancers, a station wagon and a U-Haul touring an endless string of one-nighters. In 1956 he began his first tour of 11 states with his dancers from New York and the Joffrey Ballet was born. He played in every state and many countries, with an accent on youth in repertory and dancers. None of his achievements came without fierce struggle. The company's residency at the Los Angeles Music Center, 1983-1990, ended in a financial debacle.

Joffrey himself looked nothing like the sleek, art-deco dancers of his company, a small, rotund man whose sex-life was promiscuous in the gay underground. As a youth, he related that he had taken dance as therapy for asthma, instead of the truth, that it was in the hope of strengthening bowed legs. He did nonetheless suffer from asthma and died of a treatment for that ailment that caused a liver condition, on 3/25/1988, New York.

Events

  • Death by Disease 25 March 1988 (Liver, age 59)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1956 (Began touring as the Joffrey Ballet)

Source Notes

Contemporary American Horoscopes

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Dancer/ Teacher (Dancer, choreographer)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Liver/Pancreas/Spleen
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (The Joffrey Ballet tours)
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Gross motor control (Dancer and choreographer)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Joffrey Ballet founder)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Homosexual male
  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never
  • Family : Parenting : Kids none
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Asthma

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