Lund, Alan

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Lund, Alan

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1925-1992

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Alan Wilfred Lund was born on May 23, 1923 in Toronto, Canada. He and his wife Blanche were famous dancers in Canada in the 1940s and 1950s, and he is best known for his dance performances, directing, and choreography work. He began dance training at the age of seven in Toronto, and at age 13 he partnered with his future wife, Blanche Harris, who was 14. They later married and went to England in 1945 to perform in a navy dance production, “Meet the Navy.” Alan was recognized with an Order of Canada on June 21 1982 for his contributions to dance in Canada. He died on July 1, 1992 in Toronto, Canada.

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Lund, Blanche (1922-)

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Lund, Blanche is the spouse of Lund, Alan

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[194-?]-1992

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Blanche Lund (nee Harris) married Alan Lund.

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