The Sugar Plum Fairy
Sugar plum fairy (1)

Real Name


First Appearance

The Tale of the Nutcracker (1844)

Created by

Alexandre Dumas


In Alexandre Dumas' rendition of E. T. A. Hoffman's, The Nutcracker and the the Mouse King, the Sugar Plum Fairy rules over the Kingdom of Sweets. When Marie Silberhaus helps the Nutcracker kill the Mouse King, the Nutcracker turns into a Prince and, in gratitude, takes Marie to the kingdom where the Sugar Plum Fairy presides over the festivities held in Marie's honour.

Pulic Domain Appearances


  • The Tale of the Nutcracker


  • The Nutcracker


  • Her solo number, 'The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,' is one of the most famous ballet pieces.

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