Russian dancer who was often the partner of Dame Margot Fonteyn and who defected to the United States in 1961 (born in 1938)
- Nijinsky and Nureyev also died young.
- Off the coast is an island owned at that time by Rudolf Nureyev.
- He's a stunning dancer, and can do bravura even beyond Nureyev.
- In nineteen eighty-six, Russian dancer Rudolf Nureyev's "Cinderella" was performed at the Paris Opera Ballet in France.
- In 1961, Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defected to the West while his troupe was in Paris.
- One of the remarkable things about Julie Kavanagh's impressive biography of Nureyev is that an answer emerges from it.