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Anna Pavlova was a Russian prima ballerina of the late centuries. She was a principal artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev. Anna Pavlova, Vintage Ballet, Vintage Dance, Ballet Photos, Dance Photos, Ballerine Vintage, Costume Original, Nureyev, Russian Ballet

Anna PavlovaPrima ballerina Anna Pavlova (1881-1931). After being diagnosed with pleurisy, she was forced to choose between a lifesaving operation that would leave her unable to dance or death. Pavlova remarked “If I can’t dance then I’d rather be dead.” She died three weeks later.

Rudolph Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn in rehearsal. Photographed by Patrick Thurston, Daily Telegraph. by Missbadgirl Margot Fonteyn, Shall We Dance, Lets Dance, Rudolf Nurejew, Tango, Nureyev, Dance Movement, Ballet Photography, Ballet Beautiful

Rudolph Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn in rehearsal. Photographed by Patrick Thurston, Daily Telegraph.

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