Raising The Barre

[Paris; February 23, 1981. Image via Getty]

Portrait of French prima ballerina Ludmila Tcherina taken 23 February 1981 in Paris during an auction sale for the Pasteur Institute. Ludmila Tcherina, who was one of the world's leading ballet stars during much of the last century, died 21 March 2004 in Paris at the age of 79. AFP PHOTO PASCAL PAVANI (Photo credit should read PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/Getty Images)