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Irina Baronova

Ballerina + Dancer
Female
Born Mar 13, 1919
Hometown Russian Empire
Died Jun 28, 2008
Death Place Byron Bay, New So...

Irina Mikhailovna Baronova, FRAD was a Russian ballerina who was one of the Baby Ballerinas of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, discovered by George Balanchine in Paris in the 1930s. She created roles in Léonide Massine's Le Beau Danube (1924), Jeux d'enfants (1932), and Les Présages (1933); and in Bronislava Nijinska's Les Cent Baisers (1935).… Read More

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1919 Birth Baronova was born in Saint Petersburg (then known as Petrograd) in 1919, the daughter of a lieutenant in the Imperial Navy, Mikhail Baronov, and his wife Lidia (née Vishniakova). … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2008 89 Years Old Only five weeks before her death, she spoke at a symposium in Adelaide, South Australia, on the Ballets Russes tours of Australia. She died in Byron Bay on June 28, 2008, aged 89.
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