Margot Fonteyn
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Published by Dance Horizons in [Brooklyn .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Fonteyn, Margot, Dame, 1919-,
  • Dancers -- Great Britain -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Statement[photos. by Anthony Crickmay ; text by Mary Clarke].
SeriesDance Horizons spotlight series
ContributionsClarke, Mary, 1923-
LC ClassificationsGV1785.F63 .C74
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4876851M
ISBN 100871270862
LC Control Number76004064

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Oct 07,  · This was a very good, well researched book but unfortunately the subject matter just did not engage for me. As I read the book I came to realise that really didn't like Margot Fonteyn very much if at all. She was at times self centred, rude, uppity and wholly unlikable.4/5. Oct 23,  · Margot Fonteyn contains revelations not found in any other account of the ballerina, from insights into Fonteyn’s private world (especially regarding her relationship with her mother, the “Black Queen”) to her feelings about her fellow dancers and, of course, the men in her life—including choreographer Frederick Ashton, her husband Roberto Arias, and her long-time dance partner and /5(24). Apr 12,  · Margot Fonteyn was one of my heroines when I was a child, when I desperately wanted ballet lessons. This book is her story, from her first dance lessons in London to dancing for presidents. Her style is chatty, and is rather like talking to an exotic and slightly dotty aunt/5. Margot Fonteyn has 13 books on Goodreads with ratings. Margot Fonteyn’s most popular book is Swan Lake.

Dec 27,  · This is a delightful book, story of Margot Fonteyn's career and her marriage. She is utterly charming and the broad variety of her life makes for great reading, especially for ballet lovers. One person found this helpful out of 5 stars You will like this/5(10). Mar 05,  · Margot Fonteyn, the prima ballerina of her time and one of the greatest dancers of all time, died yesterday in hospital in Panama City, aged A spokeswoman at Covent Garden said everyone in the Author: Guardian Staff. In , Margot's Closet, a dancing apparel and accessory shop, named in homage to Fonteyn, opened in Marietta, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb. The Margot Fonteyn Academy of Ballet established in Peekskill, New York in is named in her honour. In the early s, the fossil plant Williamsonia margotiana was named after clic-clelia.comtion: Ballerina. Ms. Fonteyn was one of the world’s most famous and gifted prima ballerinas. Such talents don’t necessarily translate to writing a children’s book. While she keeps the story of the ballet simple, there are awkward moments as if she couldn’t find a way to keep a line interesting and informative/5.

She also wrote a number of books, among them Margot Fonteyn: Autobiography (), A Dancer’s World (), and The Magic of Dance (). She remained active in the world of dance until her death. Get exclusive access to content from our First Edition with your subscription. Today is the birthday () of Margot Fonteyn de Arias, DBE, prima ballerina assoluta of the Royal Ballet, for whom she danced her entire career. Fonteyn was born Margaret Evelyn Hookham in Reigate, Surrey. Her father was a British engineer, and her mother . Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Basket. Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries of results for Books: "margot fonteyn".