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 (rŏb′ĭnz), Frederick Chapman 1916-2003.
American microbiologist and physician. He shared a 1954 Nobel Prize for work on the cultivation of the poliovirus.


, Jerome 1918-1998.
American dancer, choreographer, and director of ballets and musicals, including West Side Story (1957) and Gypsy (1959).


(Biography) Jerome. 1918–98, US ballet dancer and choreographer. He choreographed the musicals The King and I (1951) and West Side Story (1957)


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Jerome, 1918–98, U.S. choreographer.
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Noun1.Robbins - United States choreographer who brought human emotion to classical ballet and spirited reality to Broadway musicals (1918-1998)
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But Broadway's great innovators--Bob Fosse, Jerome Robbins, Harold Prince--were still pretty much ignoring the musical revolution that had begun in the mid-1950s and that had, with the 1964 arrival of the Beatles, become irreversible.
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