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Fernando Bujones

Age: 60

one of the world's greatest male ballet dancers who began training at age 8 at the school of the famous Cuban ballerina Alicia Alonso in Havana. Later, he received a scholarship to George Balanchine's School of American Ballet in New York. Bujones joined the American Ballet Theatre in 1972. In 1974 he became a principal dancer—one of the youngest in the world. He left American Ballet theater in 1985, becoming a guest artist with dozens of companies.

Died: Miami, Nov. 10, 2005

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