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2 edition of Margot Fonteyn. found in the catalog.

Margot Fonteyn.

Hugh Fisher

Margot Fonteyn.

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Published by Black .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed(B52-13506)1952.

SeriesDancers of today series;no.1
The Physical Object
Pagination32p.,ill.,26cm
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19273895M


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Fonteyn was born in Reigate, England, as Margaret Evelyn Hookam. She began taking dancing lessons at the age of 4. Early in her career she changed her name, adapting Margaret to Margot and her grandfather’s last name of Fontes into Fonteyn.

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