Rudolf Nureyev

By Andrew

Personal Life...

Rudolf Nureyev was born March 17, 1938, in Irkutsk, Russia. After graduating from the Leningrad Ballet School, he became a soloist with the Kirov Ballet. In 1961, he made his way London at Margot Fonteyn's yearly for the Royal Academy of Dancing. He died January 6, 1993, in Paris.

How Rudolf Nureyev become famous...

Ballet dancer and choreographer Rudolf Nureyev was born, the youngest child and only son to a peasant family of Tartar heritage, on March 17, 1938, in Irkutsk, Russia. When Germany invaded the U.S.S.R

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