Père Lachaise cemetary
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Six male dancers shouldered the coffin once it had been extracted from the hearse, with Serge Morin at the front on the right.
Every one of them had no doubt lifted her, carried her, caught her, and steadied her time and again on the stage of the Opera. Today they were sharing the burden, their grief lending weight to a body they had borne with ease and elegance in the exercise of their art.