1 January 1927 – 22 November 2007
Maurice Béjart was a French-born dancer, choreographer and opera director.
In 1954, he founded the Ballet de l’Étoile company (dissolved in 1957). In 1960 he founded the Ballet du XXe Siècle in Brussels (dissolved in 1987).
In 1987 he moved to Lausanne in Switzerland, where he founded the Béjart Ballet Lausanne, one of the most famous and successful dance companies in the world.
Ravel – Le Boléro Versailles Festival