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Iurii Vladimirovich Solov’ev

ballet dancer

Iurii Solov’ev, USSR Ballet dancer.


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


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


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.