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    ..the incredible grace of a ballerina..

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    Alexandra Danilova (1903 - 1997) was born in Peterhof in 1903. She studied at the Imperial School in St. Petersburg with teachers like Vaganova and Preobrajenska. She graduated in 1920 and joined the Mariinsky in 1921. Promoted to soloist in 1922. She formed a small group with Balanchine and left Russia for a tour to Europe in 1924. Engaged by Diaghilev for his Ballets Russes from 1924-29. Then she danced with de Basil's Ballets Russes (1933-38) and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (1938-52).

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