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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
25th May 1905 Born today: Binnie Barnes, London, actress (Adv of Marco Polo, Diamond Jim)
25th May 1878 Gilbert/Sullivans opera HMS Pinafore, premieres in London
Young Dancer Sculpture
A bronze sculpture of the ballet dancer by Enzo Plazzotta
Location: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Description: Just across from the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden is a beautiful statue of a young dancer - a bronze sculpture by Enzo Plazzotta and unveiled in May 1988.
Enzo Plazzotta (1921 - October 12, 1981) was an Italian-born British sculptor, born in Mestre, near Venice, and spending his working life in London.