Plaque

Princess Seraphine Astafieva

Inscription

Greater London Council
Princess Seraphine Astafieva, 1876 - 1934, ballet dancer, lived and taught here, 1916 - 1934.

It was here that she taught, amongst others, Marie Rambert, Margot Fonteyn, Alicia Markova, and Anton Dolin, many of whom went on to dance for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes.

Site: Princess Seraphine Astafieva (1 memorial)

SW3, King's Road, 152, The Pheasantry

See the Library Time Machine for some information about this strange building.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Princess Seraphine Astafieva

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