Schanne, Margrethe (1921–)

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Schanne, Margrethe (1921–)

Danish ballet dancer. Born Margrethe Sophie Marie Schanne, Nov 21, 1921, in Copenhagen, Denmark; dau. of Jean Baptiste Schanne and Emilie Lind Hansen; m. Kjeld Noack (ballet dancer), 1971.

Performed professionally in Royal Danish Ballet (1942–66), where she was acclaimed for work in Bournonville ballets, most notably in La Sylphide, Giselle, La Ventana, Napoli, A Folk Tale, and others; while on leave from Royal Danish, danced with Ballet des Champs-Elysées in Petit's Les Amours de Jupiter and Lac des Cygnes (1946–47); returned to Royal Danish where she created roles in Kirsten Ralov's La Dame aux Camilias (1960), Bjørn Larsen's Drift (1964), and Hans Brenaa's Stemninger (1964); retired (1966) and turned to teaching.

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