Happy 137th Birthday Anna Pavlova

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Today is the 137th birthday of the prima ballerina Anna Pavlova. She elevated the art of dance to celebrity status. The world is a better place because she was in it and still feels the loss that she has left.


NAME: Anna Pavlova
OCCUPATION: Ballet Dancer, Choreographer
BIRTH DATE: February 12, 1881
DEATH DATE: January 23, 1931
EDUCATION: Imperial School of Ballet at the Mariinsky Theatre
PLACE OF BIRTH: St. Petersburg, Russia
PLACE OF DEATH: The Hague, Netherlands
FULL NAME: Anna Pavlovna Pavlova
REMAINS: Cremated, Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow, Russia

BEST KNOWN FOR:  Anna Pavlova was a famous Russian prima ballerina and choreographer. The company she founded in 1911 was the first to tour ballet around the world.

Ballerina Anna Pavlova was born Anna Matveyevna Pavlovna Pavlova on February 12, 1881–a cold and snowy winter’s day–in St. Petersburg, Russia…

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