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Alicia Alonso
Born (1921-12-21)21 December 1921
Havana, Cuba
Died 17 October 2019(2019-10-17) (aged 97)
Havana, Cuba
Nationality Cuban
Field Ballet
Works 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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