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

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

Tamara Karsavina coaches Margot Fonteyn in the classical role for Le Spectre de la Rose. Karsavina performed this role with Vaslav Nijinsky in the early 1900's.

Tamara Karsavina coaches Margot Fonteyn in the classical role for Le Spectre de la Rose. Karsavina performed this role with Vaslav Nijinsky in the early 1900's.

Margot Fonteyn The Firebird - One of my favorite ballerinas ever.

Parents and Kids: 3 Ways To Do Ballet Together

Dame Margot Fonteyn by Cecil Beaton.  They are so alike, she could have been Audrey Hepburn's sister!

Dame Margot Fonteyn by Cecil Beaton. They are so alike, she could have been Audrey Hepburn's sister!

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

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

'Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias' (1919–1991) was an English ballerina of the 20th century. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest classical ballet dancers of all time. She spent her entire career as a dancer with the Royal Ballet, eventually being appointed Prima Ballerina Assoluta (a very rare honor) of the company by HM Queen Elizabeth II.

'Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias' (1919–1991) was an English ballerina of the 20th century. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest classical ballet dancers of all time. She spent her entire career as a dancer with the Royal Ballet, eventually being appointed Prima Ballerina Assoluta (a very rare honor) of the company by HM Queen Elizabeth II.

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.

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.

Pinterest
Search