Schwarz, Solange (1910–2000)

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Schwarz, Solange (1910–2000)

French ballet dancer. Born 1910 in Paris, France; died in 2000; dau. of Jean Schwarz (well-known teacher in Paris).

Performed at Paris Opéra throughout most of career (1930–33, 1937–57), where best-known performances include Swanilda in Coppélia and roles in Lifar's Le Chevalier et la desmoiselle and Les animeux modèles; also created major roles for Lifar's Alexandre le Grand (1937) and Entre Deux Rondes (1940); danced as guest artist at Opéra-Comique, Ballet de L'Etoile, and Grand Ballet du Marquis de Cuevas; served as teacher at l'Ecole du Conservatoire Nationale de Musique et de Déclamation.