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Iurii Vladimirovich Solov’ev

ballet dancer

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.