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Janet Collins

Age: 86

pioneering prima ballerina of the Metropolitan Opera House who danced in Cole Porter's 1950 Broadway musical Out of This World and in Aida and Carmen. She was the first black artist to perform at the Met.

Died: Fort Worth, Texas, May 28, 2003

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