The Canadian Press

2007-02-19 | ENT Obit Celia Franca

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The founder of The National Ballet of Canada died at the age of 85. Celia France passed away in Ottawa Hospital on February 19th. National Ballet of Canada artistic director Karen Kain said France did not want a funeral. (France began dancing at the age of four in London, England and moved to Canada in 1951. She retired from the stage in 1959, the same year she co-founded Canada's National Ballet School.)

Date: 2007-02-19
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 12 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << she wanted her memory to be celebrated in the performances of the National Ballet of Canada and in in the performances of the young students at the Canada's national ballet school >>