Other Notable Deaths

OTHER NOTABLE DEATHS

July 14, 2009

DONALD WARNER HENDERSON, 79

Dancing-drama director

Donald Warner Henderson, credited with keeping a globally recognized, slavery-era dancing drama alive, died Sunday. He was 79. Warner died in the Dominican Republic after fighting liver cancer, said Xiomara Perez of the Ministry of Culture. Warner was director of a dancing drama known as "Cocolo," a once-pejorative term that described migrant workers of British sugar plantations in the Dominican Republic.

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