The funeral of famend Italian ballerina Carla Fracci happened on the San Marco church in Milan on Saturday.
Lots of of individuals gathered exterior the church to bid the star a closing farewell, with applause ringing out because the hearse carrying her coffin arrived for the service.
Born in 1936, Fracci grew to become a number one dancer of La Scala Theatre Ballet in Milan earlier than touring with worldwide corporations for many years. She was famend for her romantic roles alongside different such greats as Rudolf Nureyev and Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Milan’s Teatro alla Scala opera home introduced her dying on Thursday, Might 27 with out giving a trigger, however Italian information retailers reported that she had been combating most cancers.
The Teatro alla Scala recalled the “fairytale rise” of the daughter of a tram driver who, via “expertise, obstinance and work, grew to become essentially the most well-known ballerina on the planet [and] impressed generations of younger individuals.”
They Mayor of Milan, Giuseppe Sala, has stated town pays homage to Carla Fracci by dedicating an all-white tram to her.