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Nureyev, Rudolf Hametovich

Born: 1938 AD
Died: 1993 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Choreographers, Dancers

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