Tea With Balanchine & LeClercq : News Photo

Tea With Balanchine & LeClercq

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Russian-born American choreographer and dancer George Balanchine (1904 - 1983) serves tea to his wife, French-born American former ballerina Tanaquil LeClercq (1929 - 2000), in their home, New York, New York, December 9, 1958. Two years earlier (in 1956), LeClercq has contracted polio, which paralyzed her from the waist down and ended her dancing career. (Photo by Gordon Parks/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
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Russian-born American choreographer and dancer George Balanchine (1904 - 1983) serves tea to his wife, French-born American former ballerina Tanaquil LeClercq (1929 - 2000), in their home, New York, New York, December 9, 1958. Two years earlier (in 1956), LeClercq has contracted polio, which paralyzed her from the waist down and ended her dancing career. (Photo by Gordon Parks/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
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