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Vera Petrovna Fokina

Vera Fokina, USSR Ballerina.

Background

  • Fokina, Vera was born on August 3, 1886 in Petersburg. Wife of Mikhail Fokin.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Petersburg Theatre School, 1904. Pupil of K. Kulichevskaia.

    Career

    • With the Mariinskii Theatre until 1918. Soloist. Took part in Russian Seasons abroad, 1909-1912, and 1914. Toured Sweden with her husband.

      From 1921, lived in the USA. From 1923, taught at her husband’s ballet studio in New York.
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    Born August 3, 1886
    Died July 29, 1958
    (aged 71)
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