Zorina, Vera

Zorina, Vera
▪ 2004
Eva Brigitta Hartwig 
      German-born dancer and actress (b. Jan. 2, 1917, Berlin, Ger.—d. April 9, 2003, Santa Fe, N.M.), was a ballerina with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo for three years before attracting greater notice in 1936 as the star of the London production of On Your Toes. She went on to star in such other productions as the Hollywood film The Goldwyn Follies and the Broadway musical I Married an Angel, both in 1938, the same year she began her eight-year marriage to choreographer George Balanchine. In 1943 she originated the role of Terpsichore in Balanchine's ballet Apollo.

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