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Margot Fonteyn

Dame Margot Fonteyn

She was England's prima ballerina assoluta who could dance a tremulous virginity like no one else. In her private life, though, Margot was anything but virginal.

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Margot Fonteyn (1919-1991) English Ballerina with the Royal Ballet, appointed Prima Ballerina Assoluta by HM Queen Elizabeth II.

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Margot Fonteyn & Rudolf Nureyev rehearse Marguerite & Armand 1963. When she dies, Armand does not yet realize that she has gone, and only knows when her hand falls from his. Many commented that it was "like a private moment that they didn't want to intrude on.

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Rudolph Nureyev (with Margot Fonteyn) Nureyev ran into me - literally - running to the Civic Center while in Atlanta, years ago... story later

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Margot Fonteyn... I love how you can tell someone who is a dancer simply by how they carry themselves. such grace.

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Legendary duo Dame Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev take a walk, Vienna, Austria, 1964. They were in Vienna to rehearse Nureyev's production of 'Swan Lake'.

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