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Alicia Alonso death: Revered Cuban ballet star dies aged 98

Legendary ballet dancer Alicia Alonso has died aged 98, Cuba‘s state media has announced.  President Miguel Diaz-Canel said: “Alicia Alonso has gone and left an enormous void but unbeatable legacy. “She positioned Cuba at the altar of the best of dance worldwide. Thank you Alicia for your immortal work.” We’ll …

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Alicia Alonso, Star of Cuba’s National Ballet, Dies at 98

Alicia Alonso, who overcame near-blindness to become a charismatic ballerina of unusual range and power, and who helped found what became, with Fidel Castro’s support, the National Ballet of Cuba, died on Thursday in Havana. She was 98. The National Ballet announced her death. The Cuban-born Ms. Alonso, who continued …

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Leah Bracknell death: Emmerdale star dies from lung cancer, aged 55

Former Emmerdale star Leah Bracknell has died three years after being diagnosedwith stage 4 lung cancer, her manager said. A statement from Bracknell‘s manager said: “It is with the deepest sadness that Leah Bracknell‘s family confirm that Leah passed away in September, three years after her diagnosis with stage 4 lung cancer. “They would …

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