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Ulanova, Galina Sergeyevna

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Born: 1910 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Dancers

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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.

 

 

 


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