Romanova, Maria (1886–1954)

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Romanova, Maria (1886–1954)

Russian ballerina. Name variations: Maria Ulanova. Born Maria Fedorovna Romanova in 1886; died 1954; m. Sergei Nikolaevich Ulanov (1881–1950, ballet dancer and regisseur of the Kirov ballet); children: Galina Ulanova (1910–1998, ballerina).

Graduated from her theater school's corps de ballet (1903); toured abroad with Anna Pavlova's company (1911) and was a soloist with Maryinsky Ballet, then known as the State Theater of Opera and Ballet; taught at Leningrad Ballet School and School of Russian Ballet.

See also Women in World History.

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