Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev (March 1938 – January Soviet-born dancer of ballet and modern dance, one of the most celebrated of the century. He defected from the Soviet Union to the West in despite KGB efforts to stop him.
Learn more about Rudolf Nureyev ballet dancer and choreographer. The Rudolf Nureyev Foundation website is dedicated to Rudolf Nureyev's life and artistic work, his artistic legacy, choreographies and influence on ballet dance.
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