Markova, Alicia

(Dame Lilian Alicia Marks)
(b. 1910)
   English prima ballerina. Starting with the Diaghilev company at the age of fourteen, London-born Alicia Markova became one of the most accomplished classical ballerinas in the world. She appeared with many leading ballet companies and in 1933 founded her own, together with Anton Dolin. She was made a Dame of the British Empire in 1963. That year she accepted the post of director of the Metropolitan Ballet in New York, and in 1970 became Professor of Ballet at the University of Cincinnati.

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  • MARKOVA, ALICIA — (1910–2004), British born prima ballerina who joined Diaghilev s Les Ballets Russe in 1925 when she was just 15 years old. She was one of the famous Baby Ballerinas of the company. Her real name was Alice Lillian Marks, a name which, for… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • Alicia Markova — in 1940. Nacimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Alicia Markowa — Alicia Markova als Sterbender Schwan (am 24. November 1948, Fotografie, Carl Van Vechten) Dame Alicia Markova (* 1. Dezember 1910 in London; † 2. Dezember 2004 in Bath) war eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alicia Markova — [Alicia Markova] (1910–2004) an English ↑ballet dancer. She was trained by Anna Pavlova, danced with Sergei Diaghilev’s company (1925–9) and took leading parts in the first British productions of many ↑classical ↑ballets. After 1935 she worked… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alicia Markova — Dame Alicia Markova DBE Alicia Markova in 1940 Born Lilian Alicia Marks 1 December 1910(1910 12 01) London, United Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Alicia Markova — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Markova. Alicia Markova dans La Mort du cygne Photographie par Carl Van Vechten (1948). Dame Alicia Markova, de son vrai nom Lilian A …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Markova — Markowa oder Markova steht für: Alicia Markova (1910–2004), englische Primaballerina Olga Markowa (Leichtathletin) (* 1968), russische Langstreckenläuferin Olga Markowa (Eiskunstläuferin) (* 1974), russische Eiskunstläuferin Markowa (Polen), eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alicia Markova — als Sterbender Schwan (am 24. November 1948, Fotografie, Carl Van Vechten) Dame Alicia Markova, DBE (* 1. Dezember 1910 in London; † 2. Dezember 2004 in Bath) war eine englische Primaballerina des klassischen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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