Ballet Dancers in History (Part 2)

Events in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • 1963-05-06 Alessandra Ferri, British ballerina (American Ballet Theater)
  • 1965-02-23 Sylvie Guillem, French ballerina (Royal Ballet), born in Paris, France
  • 1967-03-06 Julio Bocca, Argentine ballet dancer (American Ballet Theater, 1986-2006; Ballet Argentino, 1990-2007), and artistic director (National Ballet of Uruguay, 2010-18), born in Munro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1969-04-27 Darcey Bussell, British ballerina (Strictly Come Dancing), born in London
  • 1972-04-25 Sara Baras, Spanish flamenco dancer and choreographer, born in San Fernando, Cádiz, Spain
  • 1975-09-07 Marie-Agnès Gillot, French ballet dancer & choreographer, born in Caen, France
  • 1975-12-21 Paloma Herrera, Argentine ballet dancer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1976-10-12 Sarah Lane, American television personality and ballet dancer, born in San Francisco, California

Person of interestMisty Copeland

1982-09-10 Misty Copeland, American ballerina (1st African American Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre), born in Kansas City Missouri

Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland
Ballet Dancer
Misty Copeland

Weddings in Music

Deaths in Music