Tilly Losch

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Ottilie Ethel Leopoldine Herbert, Countess of Carnarvon (née Losch; November 15, 1903 – December 24, 1975), known professionally as Tilly Losch. She was an Austrian dancer, choreographer, actress, and painter who lived and worked for most of her life in the United States and United Kingdom.

She was born in Vienna to a Jewish family and studied ballet from childhood at the Vienna Opera.[1] In 1927, she took part in Max Reinhardt's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Salzburg Festival, for which she also created the choreography.

Losch died from cancer in New York on December 24, 1975.

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  1. Wilson, Christopher (2014-02-23). "The real, sex-filled stories at Downton Abbey". Express.co.uk. Retrieved 2022-08-18.