Jerome Robbins

Jerome Robbins bio

Birth Name: Jerome Rabinowitz

Occupation: Director

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: October 11, 1918

Date Of Death: July 29, 1998

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Jerome Robbins was born on the 11th of October, 1918. He was popular for being a Director. Dancer, choreographer, and director who won five Tony Awards and two Academy Awards, including one for the 1961 film adaptation of West Side Story, his film directing debut.

Jerome Robbins was born in New York City. He began dancing after dropping out of New York University, where he was studying chemistry, due to financial difficulties. He won Tony Awards for choreographing High Button Shoes, West Side Shoes, and for directing Fiddler on the Roof and Jerome Robbins’ Broadway. He was inducted into the National Museum of Dance’s Mr. & Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame in 1989 and a documentary about his life called Something to Dance About aired on PBS in 2009.

Jerome Robbins was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Jerome Rabinowitz is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jerome Robbins kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jerome Robbins was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Jerome Rabinowitz
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Jerome Robbins was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Jerome Robbins was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Jerome Robbins had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Jerome Robbins’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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