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Tamara Mikhailovna Chabukiani

ballerina

Tamara Chabukiani, USSR Ballerina.

Background

Chabukiani, Tamara was born on August 18, 1907 in Tbilisi.

Education

Graduated from the choreographic school attached to the Tbilisi Theatre, 1923.

Career

Sister of Vakhtang Chabukiani. Continued her training at the Leningrad Choreographic School, 1930. From 1921, with the Paliashvili Theatre.

Leading dancer there, 1936-1961. Choreographer-coach, 1961-1964. Taught two generations of young ballet dancers.

Lives in Tbilisi.