Feb 12, 2012

Anna Pavlova Google Doodle VIDEO, PHOTOS

Google celebrates the 131st birthday of Anna Pavlova.

Top 5 facts about Anna Pavlova:

1. Anna Pavlova was born on February 12, 1881.

2. She was a Russian ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th century. 

3. Anna Pavlova is widely regarded as one of the finest classical ballet dancers in history and was most noted as a principal artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev. 

4. Pavlova is most recognised for the creation of the role The Dying Swan and, with her own company, became the first ballerina to tour ballet around the world.

5. She died on January 23, 1931.

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