This Day In History
This Day In History
Sunday, December 16, 2018

«Russian ballerina»

Mathilde Kschessinska

Mathilde Kschessinska
(August 31, 1872 - December 6, 1971)
Mathilda-Marie Feliksovna Kschessinskaya was a Russian ballerina from a family of Polish origin. Her father Feliks Krzesiński and her brother both danced in St. Petersburg. She eventually attained the highest rank, that of prima ballerina assoluta. She was also a mistress of the future Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.
Kschessinska, Russian ballerina, ballerina

Anna Pavlova

Anna Pavlova
(February 12, 1881 - January 23, 1931)
Anna Pavlova was a Russian ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th century. She is widely regarded as one of the finest classical ballet dancers in history and was most noted as a principal artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev. Pavlova is most recognised for the creation of the role The Dying Swan and, with her own company, became the first ballerina to tour ballet around the world.
Russian ballerina, ballerina
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