Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev

In 1963 Frederick Ashton’s ballet Marguerite and Armand was the first ballet created for Margot Fonteyn, Britain’s most revered ballerina and Rudolf Nureyev, the uninhibited, passionate young Russian dancer, 20 years her junior.

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Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev in rehearsal for Giselle (their first performance together at London's Covent Garden). Photo: Michael Peto, February 1962.

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Credit: Michael Peto/University Of Dundee, (The Peto Collection) Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev rehearsing for ‘Giselle’ – their first performance together at Covent Garden,

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Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn, 1962, photo by Jane Brown

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