Alicia Markova

1910 - 2004

Alicia Markova

Dame Alicia Markova DBE (1 December 1910–2 December 2004) was a British ballerina and a choreographer, director and teacher of classical ballet. Most noted for her career with Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and touring internationally, she was widely considered to be one of the greatest classical ballet dancers of the twentieth century. She was the first British dancer to become the principal dancer of a ballet company and, with Dame Margot Fonteyn, is one of only two English dancers to be recognised as a prima ballerina assoluta. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alicia Markova has received more than 114,655 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 45th most popular dancer.

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Among dancers, Alicia Markova ranks 45 out of 66Before her are Antonio Gades, Lev Ivanov, Gaétan Vestris, Ninette de Valois, Hans van Manen, and Vladimir Vasiliev. After her are Frederick Ashton, Marie Rambert, Lindsay Kemp, Hilde Holger, Alvin Ailey, and Yury Grigorovich.

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Among people born in 1910, Alicia Markova ranks 152Before her are Gunnar Höckert, Roy J. Plunkett, José María Guido, Kim Il, Ennio Flaiano, and Richard Conte. After her are Barbara O'Neil, Olga Bergholz, Saint Alphonsa, Elmar Klos, Jean Martinon, and Gonzalo Torrente Ballester. Among people deceased in 2004, Alicia Markova ranks 135Before her are Walter Frentz, John Peel, Alexander Ragulin, Carrie Snodgress, Juan Zambudio Velasco, and Gennadi Strekalov. After her are Bryce DeWitt, Dimebag Darrell, Barney Kessel, Orvar Bergmark, M. S. Subbulakshmi, and Luis E. Miramontes.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alicia Markova ranks 2,325 out of 5,347Before her are Clements Markham (1830), Julian Bream (1933), Arthur Young (1741), Harry Patch (1898), Harry Kane (1993), and Arthur Holmes (1890). After her are Reg Parnell (1911), Felicity Jones (1983), William Dobson (1610), David Don (1799), Dora Carrington (1893), and Margaret Bondfield (1873).

Among DANCERS In United Kingdom

Among dancers born in United Kingdom, Alicia Markova ranks 2Before her are Margot Fonteyn (1919). After her are Lindsay Kemp (1938).