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