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Iurii Vladimirovich Solov’ev

Iurii Solov’ev, USSR Ballet dancer.

Background

  • Solov’ev, Iurii was born on August 10, 1940 in Leningrad.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Leningrad Choreographic School, 1958. Pupil of B. Shavrov.

    Career

    • Joined the Kirov Theatre. Known for his huge leap, faultlessly accurate dancing technique, and masterly pas de deux. One of the best academic dancers.

      A gifted grotesque and comic dancer.
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    Born August 10, 1940
    Died January 12, 1977
    (aged 36)
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