Bryony Brind, English ballerina, Died at 55

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Bryony Brind was born in 1960, and died on December 2, 2015.

She was a Royal Ballet principal dancer.

Bryony trained at the Royal Ballet School, joining the Royal Ballet itself in 1978.

At the 1981 Laurence Olivier Awards, Bryony received the Outstanding First Achievement of the Year in Ballet, for her performance in The Royal Ballet’s Dances of Albion. She was promoted to principal in 1984.

Bryony created roles in Frederick Ashton’s Rhapsody (1980), Glen Tetley’s Dances of Albion (1980), Kenneth MacMillan’s Orpheus (1982), David Bintley’s Young Apollo (1984) and Michael Corder’s Party Game (1984).

In 1991, Bryony left The Royal Ballet to pursue a career as a freelance dancer.

Bryony was married to the novelist Barbara Cartland’s son Ian McCorquodale.

Bryony Brind passed away of a heart attack on December 2, 2015.