Anna Pavlova (1881-1931) 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 recognized for the creation of the role The Dying Swan and, with her own company, became the first ballerina to tour ballet around the world.
Margot Fonteyn 1919-1991 Fonteyn was the first internationally aclaimed ballerina to be trained in England. Before her most ballet dancers came from Russia, Italy or France. She was famous for her elegance, sensitivity and charm. In 1962 she formed one of the most famous dancing partnerships in the history of ballet with Russian superstar Rudolf Nureyev