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Nureyev, Rudolf Hametovich

Born: 1938 AD
Died: 1993 AD, at 55 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Choreographers, Dancers

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Austrian (Russian-born) ballet dancer

 

member of Kirov Ballet 1958-1961

 

while in Paris on tour with Kirov Ballet, defected to West 1961

 

wrote autobiography "Nureyev" 1962

 

made US debut 1962

 

naturalized Austrian citizen 1982

 

artistic director of Paris Opera Ballet 1983-1989


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