Although he says he had nothing to do with her decision, Fosse defends it: She was present when he died from a heart attack at the Willard Hotel inholding him in her arms until paramedics arrived. But there were compensations for broken marriages. Fosse played the vaudeville and burlesque circuits and at gaudy theaters like the Cuban Village and the Silver Cloud, where strippers would turn him on just before he went onstage. If the front happens to be in his territory, as it was in All That Jazzso much the better. And Paul Snider did kill Dorothy Stratten and himself.
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He was also addicted to women and sex. In Cabaretfor the first time, the fanciful staple of performers suddenly breaking into song while talking on the telephone or eating in a restaurant was dropped. Once Fosse puts his stamp on a project, it takes on the acidic flavor of a twentieth-century tragic novel.
Bob Fosse's next birthday would be in 5 days would be turning 92years old then.