Federova, Sophia (1879–1963)

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Federova, Sophia (1879–1963)

Russian ballet dancer. Born Sept 28, 1879, possibly in Moscow, Russia; died Jan 3, 1963, in Paris, France; trained at school of Imperial Ballet in Moscow.

Joined Bolshoi Ballet (1899), where she danced title roles in Alexander Gorsky's revivals, including Esmeralda and La Fille du Pharon; appeared in early works by Mikhail Fokine, including Cléopâtre and Prince Igor; performed with the company of Anna Pavlova.

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