Anna Pavlova was a Russian ballet dancer who died in 1931. She has been acclaimed as one of the greatest ballet artists of all time. Her most memorable performance however took place after her death. Now I know nothing about ballet, and I can’t even say that I appreciate ballet, but I like this story.
Anna was to play the role she made famous, the Dying Swan, at the Apollo Theater in London. Tragically, she died of pneumonia two days before the event.
Still, on the appointed night, a crowd of her fans packed the Apollo Theater. The orchestra began pl...
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