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Fonteyn, Dame Margot

Line breaks: Dame Mar¦got Fon|teyn
Pronunciation: /fɒnˈteɪn
 
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Definition of Fonteyn, Dame Margot in English:

( 1919–91), English ballet dancer; born Margaret Hookham. In 1962 she began a celebrated partnership with Rudolf Nureyev, dancing with him in Giselle and Romeo and Juliet. In 1979 she was named prima ballerina assoluta, a title given only three times in the history of ballet.

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