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Ulanova, Galina Sergeyevna

Born: 1910 AD
Died: 1998 AD
Nationality: Russian
Categories: Dancers

1910 – Born on the 8th of January is a Russian ballet dancer.

Studied in Petrograd under Agrippina Vaganova and her own mother, a ballerina of the Imperial Russian Ballet.

1928 – Joined the Mariinsky Theatre in and the press found in her "much of Semyonova’s style, grace, the same exceptional plasticity and a sort of captivating modesty in her gestures".

1941 – She was awarded with Lenin or Stalin Prizes.

1944 -Transferred to the Bolshoi Theatre, where she would be the prima ballerina assoluta for 16 years.

1945 – She danced the title role in the world premiere of Sergei Prokofiev’s Cinderella.

1960 – She retired from the stage and she coached many generations of the Russian dancers.

1998 – Galina Sergeyevna Ulánova died 21st of March.