Alicia Alonso

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Alicia Alonso
Alicia Alonso 1955.jpg
Born
Alicia Ernestina de la Caridad del Cobre Martínez del Hoyo

(1921-12-21)21 December 1921
Died17 October 2019(2019-10-17) (aged 97)
Havana, Cuba
NationalityCuban
Known forBallet
Notable work
Giselle, Carmen

Alicia Alonso (born Alicia Ernestina de la Caridad Martínez Hoya; 21 December 1921 – 17 October 2019) was a Cuban ballerina and choreographer. She was known for her portrayals of Giselle and the ballet version of Carmen.[1]

Alonso died in Havana on 17 October 2019 at the age of 98.[2]

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  1. "Alicia Alonso (Cuban dancer), Britannica Online Encyclopedia". Archived from the original on 21 December 2010. Retrieved 29 August 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. ‘A genius of dance.’ Cuban ballet icon Alicia Alonso dies at age 98

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