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Anna Pavlova (I) (1881–1931)

Anna Pavlovna Pavlova was born on February 12, 1881, in Ligovo, near St. Petersburg, Russia. She was an illegitimate daughter to parents with Russian-Jewish background. Her real father was a wealthy businessman, named Lazar Polyakov. Her mother, named Lyubov Fedorovna Pavlova, was a poor peasant. Her mother's husband, named Mathwey (Mathew) Pavlov... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1916 The Dumb Girl of Portici
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 1982 Pavlova: A Tribute to the Legendary Ballerina (TV Movie) (choreographer)
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 2012 100 Years of the Royal Variety Performance (TV Movie documentary)
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 2010 Time to Remember (TV Series documentary)
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- Stage and Screen (2010) ... Herself
 2009 For Art's Sake: The Story of Ballets Russes (TV Movie documentary)
Herself - Dancer: Ballets Russes
 1985 That's Dancing! (Documentary)
Herself (clip from "Dumb Girl of Portici")
 1950 Wonderful Times (Documentary)
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 1950 The Golden Twenties (Documentary)
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 1935 The Immortal Swan (Documentary)
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Other Works:

She performed in the ballet, "Pavlova," in a Pavlova in New Ballets production at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, England with Laurent Novikoff, Alex Volonine, and the Corps of Ballet in the cast. Theodore Stiers was conductor. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 9 Articles | See more »
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Trivia:

Ballet dancer with Sergei Diaghilev from 1908-1914. Then went on to form her own company. See more »

Trademark:

The short ballet "The Dying Swan". Pavlova danced this to the music of "The Swan", from Camille Saint-Saens' "The Carnival of the Animals".

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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