Zizi Jeanmaire

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Renée Marcelle Jeanmaire (29 April 1924 – 17 July 2020), known as Zizi Jeanmaire, was a French ballet dancer. She was the wife of dancer and choreographer Roland Petit. She became famous in the 1950s after playing the title role in the ballet Carmen in 1949. She was born in Paris.

Jeanmaire died on 17 July 2020 in Tolochenaz, Switzerland, aged 96.[1]

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