Saturday, April 25, 2009
Hayden in 1956,
photo by Carl Van Vechten
Melissa Hayden (born Mildred Herman, April 25, 1923, Toronto; died August 9, 2006, Winston-Salem, North Carolina) was a Canadian ballerina at the New York City Ballet.
Hayden was born in Toronto as the second daughter of Jacob Herman and his wife Kate Weinberg,jewish immigrants from Russia. The young Mildred was called Millie at home, a nickname she kept for the rest of her life.
Read Melissa Hayden's obituary, free from Tributes.com.