Queer Places:
Hillside Memorial Park Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA, Plot Court of Books, Isaiah, Wall WW

Benn Howard was administrator, dancer, and choreographer of the Elle Johnson Dance Co. in Los Angeles. He died of AIDS complication on August 7, 1994.

Elle Johnson passed away at 83 years old on March 10, 2006. She is remembered as a choreographer whose ethnic dance motifs permeated her work with the eponymous Elle Johnson Dance Company.

Benn Howard appeared on a magazine photospread on Playmen, April 1971. Elle Johnson and Howard dance completely and stunningly naked among the harsh Californian desert dunes. The photo shot is of famous '70 male and females nude photographer David Bruce Rawcliffe.


  1. http://articles.latimes.com/2006/mar/17/local/me-johnson17