Jean-Louis Morin

Dancer, Film actor

1953 – 1995

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Who was Jean-Louis Morin?

Jean-Louis Morin was a Canadian choreographer and the principal dancer for the Martha Graham Dance Company.

Born in Val-David, Quebec, he made his debut with the Groupe de la Place Royale in Montreal, then with the Toronto Dance Theatre.

He was introduced to experimental cinema via the Canadian filmmaker Norman McLaren's short musical film Narcissus, for which he was the principal actor/dancer as the beautiful Narcissus.

Know also as a painter and sculptor, he died of complications from AIDS, according to a friend, Doneley Meris.

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Born
1953
Val-David, Quebec
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Died
May 24, 1995
Montreal

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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