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Varvara Aleksandrovna Nikitina

Varvara Nikitina, USSR Ballerina.

Background

  • Nikitina, Varvara was born in 1857.

  • Education

    • Studied at the Petersburg Theatre School.

    Career

    • Place of birth unknown. With the Mariinskii Theatre, 1873-1893. Created the part of Svanilda in Petipa’s Coppelia (La Fille aux Yeux d"Email), 1884.

      One of the outstanding Russian classical ballerinas of the 1880s and 90s.
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    Born 1857
    Died 1920
    (aged 62)
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