Von Aroldingen, Karin (1941–)

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Von Aroldingen, Karin (1941–)

German ballet dancer. Born July 9, 1941, in Greiz, Germany.

Joined Frankfurt Opera Ballet (1959), appearing in Tatiana Gsovsky's productions of The Sleeping Beauty (1960) and The Seven Deadly Sins (1962); upon the recommendation of Lotte Lenya, came to US and joined Balanchine's repertory (1962), dancing featured roles in Serenade, Concerto Barocco, Western Symphony, Jewels, Agon and most notably as The Siren in Prodigal Son; created roles for Balanchine in Who Cares? (1970), Stravinsky violin Concert (1972), Kammermusik No. 2 (1978), and Vienna Waltzes (1978).

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