Born St. Petersburg, Russia (on 31 January according to the calendar in use at the time). In 1909 she went to Paris with the Ballets Russes tour. Moved permanently to London in 1912 and lived at Ivy House until her death. Died of pleurisy in a hotel in The Hague, Netherlands. There are two statues of her in the grounds of Ivy House. The dome of the Victoria Palace Theatre, Victoria Street, is topped with a gilded statue of her. A meringue desert was named after her.
Person | Female Born 12/2/1881 Died 23/1/1931
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Anna Pavlova lived here, 1912 - 1931. Hendon Corporation
A statue of Pavlova was added to the top of this newly built theatre in 1911 ...
Princess Seraphine Astafieva
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 ...
Dame Marie Rambert
Ballet dancer who had a great influence on ballet in Britain. Born Cyvia Ramberg in Poland. Arrived in England in 1914. Married Ashley Dukes in 1918, a marriage which lasted until his death. Founde...
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...
Sir Frederick Ashton
Ballet dancer and choreographer. Born Frederick William Mallandaine Ashton in Guayaquil, Ecuador. He studied under Léonide Massine and Marie Rambert, and was chief choreographer to Ninette de Valoi...