Alexandra Danilova Russian Ballet Soloist is born.
She was a Russian ballet prima ballerina at the Imperial Ballet School in 1922, moved to the United States in 1938 and became a leading dancer for 13 years and taught at the American Ballet Theater. In 1989, she was recognized for lifetime achievements in ballet as a Kennedy Center Honoree.
Alexandra Danilova- Ballerina – Associated Links:
- Alexandra Danilova | Britannica.com: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Alexandra-Danilova
- Alexandra Danilova – 100 Treasures | Dance Heritage Coalition: http://www.danceheritage.org/danilova.html
- “Alexandra Danilova: Ballerina Extraordinaire” | The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/style/1997/07/20/alexandra-danilova-ballerina-extraordinaire/323e0746-42ba-4098-aa71-e48854a9f2d6/?utm_term=.1d5d40d93e0f
- Alexandra Danilova | Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/loc/lcib/0007/ballerina.html