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Alicia Alonso
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Born
Alicia Ernestina de la Caridad del Cobre Martínez del Hoyo

(1921-12-21)21 December 1921
Died 17 October 2019(2019-10-17) (aged 97)
Havana, Cuba
Nationality Cuban
Known for Ballet
Notable work
Giselle, Carmen

Alicia Alonso (born Alicia Ernestina de la Caridad Martínez Hoya; 21 December 1921 – 17 October 2019) was a Cuban ballerina and choreographer. She was known for her portrayals of Giselle and the ballet version of Carmen.

Alonso died in Havana on 17 October 2019 at the age of 98.

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