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Svetlana Beriosova

  • Birth 24 Sep 1932 Kaunas, Kaunas City Municipality, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Death 10 Nov 1998 Kensington, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England
  • Burial Zurich, Bezirk Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Plot Grave No. 4192
  • Memorial ID 7977505

Noted Ballerina. Born in Kaunas, Lithuania in 1932, her family emigrated to the USA in 1940 where she was trained by her father who was a ballet dancer. She joined the Grand Ballet de Monte Carlo in 1947. Moved to England and joined the Sadler's Wells Ballet Company in 1950. She was appointed prima ballerina in 1955. Repertoire included: Trumpet Concert, The Prince of the Pagodas, Antigone, Perséphone, Ondine, Baiser de la fée, Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Coppelia, Sylvia and Cinderella. She retired from the stage in 1975.


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  • Originally Created by: Medora
  • Added: 12 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7977505
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Svetlana Beriosova (24 Sep 1932–10 Nov 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7977505, citing Friedhof Enzenbühl, Zurich, Bezirk Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland ; Maintained by Find A Grave .