Meaning of Fonteyn, Dame Margot in English:

Fonteyn, Dame Margot

Pronunciation /fɒnˈteɪn/

proper noun

  • (1919–91), English ballet dancer; born Margaret Hookham. In 1962 she began a celebrated partnership with Rudolf Nureyev, dancing with him in Giselle and Romeo and Juliet. In 1979 she was named prima ballerina assoluta, a title given only three times in the history of ballet.