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Boris Vasil’evich Shavrov

Boris Shavrov, USSR Ballet dancer, teacher.

Background

  • Shavrov, Boris was born on August 16, 1900 in Petersburg.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Petrograd Theatre School, 1918.

    Career

    • Joined the Opera and Ballet Theatre (now the Kirov Theatre). On tour abroad with the ballerina E. Liuk, 1922-1923. One of the greatest performers in duet dance.

      From 1929, taught at the Leningrad Choreographic School. Artistic director there, 1930-1938. From 1946, coach at the Kirov Theatre.

      Among his pupils were Iu. Grigorovich and B. Bregvadze.
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    Born August 16, 1900
    Died October 26, 1975
    (aged 75)
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