Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias, DBE (18 May 1919 – 21 February 1991), was an English ballerina of the 20th century.

Dame Margot Fonteyn de Arias, DBE (18 May 1919 – 21 February 1991), was an English ballerina of the 20th century.

Tchaikowsky - Swan Lake, Act 4 - Pas de deux  Rudolf Nureyev - Margot Fonteyn  1966

Tchaikowsky - Swan Lake, Act 4 - Pas de deux Rudolf Nureyev - Margot Fonteyn 1966

Rudolph Nureyev (with Margot Fonteyn) Nureyev ran into me - literally - running to the Civic Center while in Atlanta, years ago... story later

Rudolph Nureyev (with Margot Fonteyn) Nureyev ran into me - literally - running to the Civic Center while in Atlanta, years ago... story later

Legendary duo Dame Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev take a walk, Vienna, Austria, 1964. They were in Vienna to rehearse Nureyev's production of 'Swan Lake'.

Legendary duo Dame Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev take a walk, Vienna, Austria, 1964. They were in Vienna to rehearse Nureyev's production of 'Swan Lake'.

"The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous." -Margot Fonteyn

"The one important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative and the second is disastrous." -Margot Fonteyn

Rudolf Nureyev Margot Fonteyn Romeo and Juliet 1966 8x10 Original Photo CC12194…

Details about RUDOLF NUREYEV/MARGOT FONTEYN/ROMEO AND JULIET 1966/8X10 ORIGINAL PHOTO CC12194

Rudolf Nureyev Margot Fonteyn Romeo and Juliet 1966 8x10 Original Photo CC12194…

Margot Fonteyn & Rudolf Nureyev rehearse Marguerite & Armand 1963. When she dies, Armand does not yet realize that she has gone, and only knows when her hand falls from his. Many commented that it was "like a private moment that they didn't want to intrude on.

Margot Fonteyn & Rudolf Nureyev rehearse Marguerite & Armand 1963. When she dies, Armand does not yet realize that she has gone, and only knows when her hand falls from his. Many commented that it was "like a private moment that they didn't want to intrude on.

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