The last living lady, who has danced the world premiere of Romeo and Juliet ballet in Brno.

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09 May 2018

Brno / Czech Republic

Romeo and Juliet

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The last living lady, who has danced the world premiere of Romeo and Juliet ballet in Brno speaking about her memories of the premiere. Mrs. Jiřina Šlezingrová. :)

Jiřina Šlezingrová

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