1919 - 2008
Drawing of Irina Baronova - © Kim Barker (2006)
IRINA BARONOVA, one of the 20th century's leading ballerinas, has died at her home at Byron Bay.
To a generation of ballet lovers, the name Irina Baronova was synonymous with perfection. As one of the legendary baby ballerinas of the Ballet Russes, she was internationally famous by the age of 13.
Baby ballerina's swansong
The Australian Ballet's Brisbane opening night performance of Giselle on Tuesday next week will be dedicated to Baronova.
Irina Baronova - last of the famed baby ballerinas of Balanchine
Chris Pasles, Los Angeles Times
Thursday, July 3, 2008
Irina Baronova, the last of the three baby ballerinas whose international careers were launched by choreographer George Balanchine, has died.
She was 89.
My Mum is sitting directly behind Miss Baronova -
Miss Baronova was the Patron of my Sister's Baby Ballerinas' Studio
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