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Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

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The story of a principal founder of the Cuban National Ballet, Fernando Alonso, who helped change ballet from an exclusive preserve of the aristocracy to an art accessible to all. After the revolution of 1959, the Cuban government asked his advice to extend support to ballet. Under Alonso's guidance, ballet...

“A riveting look into the life and times of a great dance artist. From a small island shrouded in mystery, Fernando Alonso changed the face of ballet for the world. Bravo! A standing ovation for a great read about a fantastic life.” —Ben Vereen, Tony Award winner

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