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Sofia Vasil’evna Fedorova

ballerina

Sofia Fedorova, USSR Ballerina.

Background

Fedorova, Sofia was born on September 28, 1879 in Moscow.

Education

Graduated from the Moscow Theatre School, 1899.

Career

Joined the Bolshoi Theatre. Ballerina, then prima ballerina. Took part in Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes in Paris, 1909-1913.

Emigrated from Russia in 1922, and settled in Paris. With A. Pavlova’s company, 1925-1926. In 1928, taught for a short while, then retired.