Ballerina. Danced for Diaghilev, and opened a ballet school in 1916 in London. The title of ‘Princess’ may be spurious. In the picture the Princess is on the right. Alicia Markova is the dancer on ...
Person, Dance, Russia
Dancer, singer, actor. Born and died America. Brother and sister, Frederick and Adele Austerlitz, started as children as vaudeville performers. Between 1917 and 1932 they appeared in musical shows ...
Person, Music / songs, Seriously Famous, Cinema, Dance, USA
Britain's oldest dance company. Founded by Dame Marie Rambert initially as Rambert Dancers, and then, at the Mercury Theatre, in 1931, as the Ballet Club and then, until the 1980s, as Ballet Ramber...
Dance company. A school for a Moscow orphanage was created in 1773, and its pupils were employed by Prince Pyotr Urusov and the English theatrical entrepreneur Michael Maddox, to form part of a new...
Group, Theatre, Dance, Russia
Politician. Born Betty Boothroyd in Dewsbury, Yorkshire. In the 1940s she was a dancer with the Tiller Girls troupe, and in the 1960s was a legislative assistant for an American congressman. Return...
Person, Politics & Administration, Dance, USA
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Born: 20/6/1861, 157 years ago
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