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Adeline Genee

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Birthday
6, 1878
Birthplace
Aarhus, Denmark
Death Date
Apr 23, 1970 (92)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1878
Birthplace
Aarhus, Denmark
Death Date
Apr 23, 1970 (92)

About

Former ballet dancer, she was most recognized for being the principal dancer for the Royal Danish Ballet.

Before Fame

She began taking dancing lessons when she was just three years old.

Trivia

To commemorate her, the Association (now the Royal Academy of Dance) created the Adeline Genée Gold Medal Awards as a scholarship to aid young dancers become successful.

Family Life

She was born in Denmark. She was adopted by her uncle Alexandre and aunt Antonia when she was eight.

Associated With

She and Karen Kain were both famous ballerinas.