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Valois, Dame Ninette de [real name Edris Stannus; married name Edris Connell] (1898-2001), ballet dancer, choreographer, and founder of the Royal Ballet

Noel Goodwin

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/71607
Valois, Dame Ninette de [real name Edris Stannus; married name Edris Connell] (1898-2001), ballet dancer, choreographer, and founder of the Royal Ballet

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Childhood | Early stage career | The Old Vic | Sadler's Wells | Wartime | Covent Garden | Retirement

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Subjects: biography ; history

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