Alicia Markova

Alicia Markova

Born: December 1, 1910

Died: December 2, 2004

Nationality: English

Occupation: Dancer, ballerina

Biography: Dame Alicia Markova, DBE, was an English 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 20th century.