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Bob Fosse Directing Liza Minnelli in the Filming of 'Cabaret,' in 1972
Bob Fosse directing Liza Minnelli in "Cabaret"

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Robert "Bob" Fosse Was Born
June 23, 1927

When it comes to dance, there's ballet, there's tap, and then there's jazz. The man credited with creating modern jazz dance as we know it--the smooth and rhythmic style most often seen in musical theater--is Bob Fosse. Today considered one of America's greatest choreographers (a person who directs dancers and how they move), Robert Louis "Bob" Fosse, was born in Chicago, Illinois, on June 23, 1927.
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