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 (fŏn-tān′), Dame Margot Originally Margaret Hookham. 1919-1991.
British ballerina who joined the Royal Ballet in 1934 and began her acclaimed partnership with Rudolf Nureyev in 1962.
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Fonteyn

(fɒnˈteɪn)
n
(Biography) Dame Margot. real name Margaret Hookham. 1919–91, English classical ballerina
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Fon•teyn

(fɒnˈteɪn)

n.
Dame Margot, (Margaret Hookham), 1919–91, English ballerina.
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Noun1.Fonteyn - English dancer who danced with Rudolf Nureyev (born in 1919)
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She would grow up to become Dame Margot Fonteyn, England's first homegrown prima ballerina.
She had early aspirations to follow in the footsteps of Dame Margot Fonteyn, who was a prima ballerina at the Royal Ballet and is considered as one of the greatest British ballerinas of all time.
CHERYL yesterday told how as a young girl she wanted to follow in the footsteps of legendary ballerina Dame Margot Fonteyn.
class="MsoNormalFormer Dutch junior international Maarten Fonteyn chalked a sizzling cross from deep to Wanangwe who unleashed a back flip as Butali Warriors took the lead in the 13th minute.
LAHORE:This is a rare photograph of Margot Fonteyn (left) and Svetlana Beriosova (right) together in ballet costume at The Royal Opera House in London in 1960, when they alternated playing Cinderella on different nights.
Which Russian dancer joined the Royal Ballet in 1962, where he frequently partnered Margot Fonteyn? 3.
Ballet legend Dame Margot Fonteyn would no doubt be delighted to see dance dominating the TV schedules and her modern equivalent, Darcey Bussell, an international star.
Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn took the title roles on the opening night.
1937: The 18-year-old Margot Fonteyn (pictured) made her debut in Giselle at Sadler's Wells.
1937: Margot Fonteyn made her debut in Giselle at Sadler's Wells.
New York, NY, August 28, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Kultur is proud to announce the DVD release of Margot Fonteyn - A Portrait available September 24, 2013.
Dame Margot Fonteyn, documents released by the National Archives in Kew show.