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Anya Sainsbury (Eltenton)

Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Eltenton and Ada Dorothea Hamilton
Wife of <private> Sainsbury and <private> Tamarin
Mother of <private> Sainsbury; <private> Butler-Sloss (Sainsbury) and <private> Sainsbury

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Sainsbury
    • <private> Sainsbury
    • <private> Butler-Sloss (Sainsbury)
    • <private> Sainsbury
    • <private> Tamarin

About Anya Linden

Anya Linden is a retired English ballerina. She spent her childhood in California, where she received her early training with Koslov in Hollywood. She returned to England in 1947 and studied at the Sadler's Wells Ballet School, joining the company in 1951. She was promoted to soloist 1954 and to ballerina 1958. She married John Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Preston Candover in 1963 and retired from dancing in 1965. In 1987 she founded the Linbury Biennial Prize for Stage Design to identify and encourage talented newcomers to the field of theatre design.

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Anya Linden's Timeline

January 3, 1933