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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Dame Margot Fonteyn

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Chisenhale Gallery

Chisenhale Gallery

A non-profit contemporary art gallery. It focuses on a programme of commissioned exhibitions, offsite projects and events, film screenings and talks. Our photograph shows a performance at the gallery.

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Anya Sainsbury

Anya Sainsbury

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Baroness Betty Boothroyd, O.M., P.C.

Baroness Betty Boothroyd, O.M., P.C.

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Bolshoi Ballet

Bolshoi Ballet

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