Margot fonteyn

Ballerina Margot Fonteyn. She was one of only 11 dancers to ever earn the rare & honored titled "Prima Ballerina Assoluta."

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Margot Fonteyn in Swan Lake, Sadlers Wells Ballet company, black and white photograph, about 1945

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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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Margot Fonteyn's costume from `Ondine' designed by Lila De Nobili, 1958~Image via Kerry Taylor Auctions

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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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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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