Dame Alicia Markova

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English ballet dancer (born in 1910)

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Dame Alicia Markova, and, right, her famous tutu, which has been sold for PS2,600
Dame Alicia Markova, one of the 20th century's greatest ballerinas, died yesterday, a day after her 94th birthday.
It was he who smoothed the way for an interview (one of the last) with the notoriously reticent ballerina Dame Alicia Markova, then in her late 80s (see "Transitions," March 2005).
Indeed, company president Dame Alicia Markova and founder ballerina of the-then London Festival Ballet, recalls in her autobiography how she and partner Anton Dolin were pioneers of "arena ballet" in the late 1940s.
One of the great ballerinas of the 20th century, Dame Alicia Markova died last December just after her 94th birthday.
Her portrait commissions have included Nelson Mandela, composer Sir Malcolm Arnold, the Marquess of Bath, Paloma Picasso, veteran ballet star Dame Alicia Markova and cellist Julian Lloyd Webber, who will play before the auction.
Pelly counted among his friends John Lanchbery, Sir Frederick Ashton, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Rudolf Nureyev, Carla Fracci, Dame Alicia Markova, and Maina Gielgud.
Dame Alicia Markova, whose ascent to fame began with Diaghilev's Ballet Russes, celebrates her ninetieth birthday on December 1 .
A world-class roster of dancers and choreographers, including George Balanchine, Carla Fracci, Dame Alicia Markova, Ruth Page and Rudolf Nureyev (who, in 1962, made his Lyric Opera debut in Prince Igor), has also worked with the company.
Solov invited guest artists such as Dame Alicia Markova and Janet Collins.