Anna Pavlova, ca. 1905. the man who she devotedly loved – Victor andré. accusations were made that he embezzled public money and was threatened with debtor’s prison. Anna Pavlova suddenly signed a very oppressive contract with an agency in London and paid off Dandré’s debt, after which he became her lifetime impresario, and as he confessed after her death, her husband. However, documents were never produced to confirm his claims.