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    Rudolf Nureyev

    Known as the best living male ballet dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov is a famous Russian dancer. He also has had roles in film, as he starred in the last season of Sex and the City.

    Nureyev and Fonteyn.

    Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn

    The Quintessential Dancer - Fred Astaire by William Malcolm


    Rudolf Nureyev - the most beautiful male dancer ever.

    Rudolf Nureyev by Cecil Beaton


    Rudolf Nureyev: World famous ballet dancer


    Rudolf Nureyev - Russian Ballet Dancer


    Mikhail Baryshnikov

    Rudolf Nureyev by Richard Avedon

    Margot Fonteyn Rudolf Nureyev rehearse Marguerite Armand 1963. When she dies, Armand does not yet realize that she has gone, and only knows when her hand falls from his. Many commented that it was "like a private moment that they didn't want to intrude on.

    In 1961, Russian ballet star Rudolf Nureyev defected to the West. Here he is that same year at a club dancing The Twist, the hottest dance fad in the early 60s.

    Mikhail Baryshnikov, dancer, New York, June 20, 1978. © 2008 The Richard Avedon Foundation

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