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Who is Alicia Markova?
Alicia Markova: Dame Alicia Markova DBE was an English ballerina and a choreographer, director and teacher of classical ballet. Most noted for her career with Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and touring internationally, she was widely considered to be one of the greatest classical ballet dancers of the 20th century. She was the first British dancer to become the principal dancer of a ballet company and, with Dame Margot Fonteyn, is one of only two English dancers to be recognised as a prima ballerina assoluta. Markova was a founder dancer of the Rambert Dance Company, The Royal Ballet and American Ballet Theatre, and was co-founder and director of the English National Ballet.
- also known as Dame Alicia Markova, Lilian Alicia Marks, Lilian Alice Marks
- born on (105 years ago) in London, child of Alfred Marks and Eileen
- ethnicity: British Jews
- nationality: United Kingdom
- profession: Choreographer, actor, ballet dancer
- died on (11 years ago) in Bath of stroke
- written works: "Giselle and I", "Markova remembers"
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by Glenda Abramson
In Britain,two Jewishballerinas received the DBE Marie Rambert in 1962 and Alicia Markova in 1968. Londonborn Markova (Lillian Alicia Marks) danced principal rolesinthe first British productionsof the classics. Regarded asa great Giselle, ...
by Debra Craine, Judith Mackrell
Alicia Markova (London, 1953), Autobiography ( London, 1960), ...
by Random House, Stephen Elliott
Peler Martins 13 Alicia Markova Andre Eglevslry, Anthony Боже". Canotta Grist. Frank AUQUSÍYU. Galina Utanova, Margot Fonteyn, Marle Taglioni, Melissa Hayden, Patricia Neary, Rudoit Nureyev 14 Arthur Mitchell, Cynthia Gregory, Edward ...
by Michael Kennedy, Joyce Bourne
Constant *Lambert, Frederick * Ashton, John Cranko, Antony Tudor, Anton Dolin, Alicia Markova, Robert Helpmann, Marie Rambert, Margot Fonteyn, Rudolf Nureyev, and Kenneth MacMillan.
by Barrie Jones
British dancers include Alicia Markova, Anton Dolin (1904 1983), Margot Fonteyn , Antoinette Sibley, Lynn Seymour, Beryl Grey, Anthony Dowell, David Wall, Merle Park, and Lesley Collier; choreographers include Kenneth MacMillan.
by Michael Kennedy, Tim Rutherford-Johnson, Joyce Kennedy
ballet have incl Constant *Lambert, Frederick * Ashton, John Cranko, Antony Tudor, Anton Dolin, Alicia Markova, Robert Helpmann, Marie Rambert, Margot Fonteyn, Rudolf Nureyev, and Kenneth MacMillan.
by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
with Danilova, ALICIA MARKOVA, and MARIA TALLCHIEF until 1963.
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