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Aleksandr Ivanovich Pushkin

Aleksandr Pushkin, USSR Ballet dancer.

Background

  • Pushkin, Aleksandr was born on September 7, 1907 in Mikulino, Tver’ Oblast’.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Leningrad Choreographic School, 1925. Pupil of V. I. Ponomarev.

    Career

    • Trained at the private school ofN.G. Legat. With the Kirov Theatre, 1925-1953. Taught at the Leningrad Choreographic School from 1932.

      In charge of the Specialized Class at the Kirov Theatre from 1953. Trained several generations of outstanding dancers. Iurii Grigorovich and R. Nureev were among his pupils.
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    Born September 7, 1907
    Died March 20, 1970
    (aged 62)
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