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Olga Petrovna Mungalova

Olga Mungalova, USSR Ballerina.

Background

  • Mungalova, Olga was born on December 11, 1905 in Perm’.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Petrograd Theatre School, 1923. Pupil of Olga Preobrazhenskaia and A. I. Vaganova.

    Career

    • Debut in the same year at the Theatre of Opera and Ballet, later known as the Kirov Theatre. Appeared until 1942. Besides classical ballet, interested in acrobatic dancing (invented training exercises). Her memoirs remain unpublished, and are held in the Leningrad Library, section VTO (All-Union Theatre Society).
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    Born December 11, 1905
    Died August 26, 1942
    (aged 36)
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