26/02/2024
Norwich, GB 4 C
Researching and reporting on the lives of some really interesting people (RIP)

JOAN JARA, aged 96

A British ballet dancer who lived in Chile, she married a famous folk singer. He was murdered in the 1973 coup, so she spent the rest of her life searching for justice.

JOHAAR MOSOVAL, aged 95

From a background of poverty he rose to become Principal Dancer at the Royal Ballet, overcoming Apartheid, racial and religious prejudice.

DAME BERYL GREY, aged 95

A talented young dancer she was making solo appearances as a teenager. Taught by top ballerinas she danced in forbidden places – and fell out with Rudolf Nureyev.

DONALD McALPINE, aged 91

A ballet dancer from New Zealand he had a successful career working with all the greats before opening his own dance school and bringing the joy of dancing to the masses.