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date: 01 March 2021

Markova, Dame Alicia [real name Lilian Alicia Marks]locked

  • Nadine Meisner


Markova, Dame Alicia [real name Lilian Alicia Marks] (1910–2004), ballet dancer, was born on 1 December 1910 at 23 Wilberforce Road, Finsbury Park, London, the eldest of the four daughters of Arthur Tristman Marks (d. 1924), a mining engineer, and his wife, ...

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