January 12: Jose Limon. JOSE! BORN TO DANCE

Jose Limon, dancer
Jan. 12, 1908-Dec. 2, 1972

Jose! Born to Dance by Susanna Reich, illustrated by Raul Colon (Paula Wiseman Books, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2005)

Jose
“wanted to give a gift to the world, but he didn’t know what it could
be.” Until….he discovered dance. Thus began his spectacular career as a
dancer, choreographer and creator of his own dance company.

Limon’s dance lives. Visit the Limon Dance Company and Foundation website to learn about upcoming performances and the heritage of the organization.

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