Person    | Female  Born 20/2/1888  Died 12/6/1982

Dame Marie Rambert

Categories: Dance

Countries: Poland

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. Founded her own company in 1926, originally called the Ballet Club and then Ballet Rambert. Died at home in Campden Hill Gardens.

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Dame Marie Rambert

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British Ballet

Here was the birthplace of British ballet, home of the Ballet Club and the Ba...

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Dame Marie Rambert

Dame Marie Rambert, 1888 - 1982, founder of Ballet Rambert, lived here. Engli...

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Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev

Ballet dancer. Born Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev on a Trans-Siberian train near Irkutsk, Siberia, while his mother was travelling to Vladivostok. In 1958, he joined the Kirov (later renamed as Marins...

Person, Dance, Seriously Famous, France, Russia

1 memorial
Leonide Massine

Leonide Massine

Born Moscow. Ballet dancer and choreographer. Principle choreographer of Diaghilev's Ballet Russes. Appeared in films The Red Shoes (1948) and The Tales of Hoffman (1952). Died in Cologne.

Person, Dance, Russia

1 memorial
Ricki Gail Conway

Ricki Gail Conway

Deputy chair of the Royal Ballet School.

Person, Dance, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Ballet Rambert

Ballet Rambert

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...

Group, Dance

2 memorials
Sir Frederick Ashton

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...

Person, Dance, Seriously Famous, Ecuador

1 memorial