Anna Pavlova (1881–1931) was a Russian ballerina. Anna is one of the most honored classical ballet dancers in history of the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev. When Pavlova was 8 years old, her mother brought her for an audition to the Imperial Ballet School. Even though she was not chosen at her first audition, her deep passion for dancing let Anna become a student of the Imperial Ballet School at age 10.
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Pavlova is most recognised for the creation of the character at "The Dying Swan."
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Pavlova was introduced to audiences in the United States by Max Rabinoff.