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Princess Seraphine Astafieva

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Princess Seraphine Astafieva

Person  Female  Born 1876  Died 1934

Categories: Dance

Countries: Russia

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 the floor.  The Library Time Machine, as always, has some great pictures and information.

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It was here that she taught, amongst others, Marie Rambert, Margot Fonteyn, A...

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