Nureyev


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Nu·re·yev

 (no͝or′ĭ-yĕf, no͝o-rā′-), Rudolf Hametovich 1938-1993.
Russian-born ballet dancer and choreographer. Noted for his athletic grace, stage presence, and partnership with Margot Fonteyn, he was the most celebrated male dancer of his day.

Nureyev

(ˈnjʊərɪɛf; njʊˈreɪ-)
n
(Biography) Rudolf. 1938–93, Austrian ballet dancer, born in the Soviet Union: he lived in England (1961–83) and France (1983–89). He became an Austrian citizen in 1982

Nu•re•yev

(nʊˈreɪ ɛf, -ɛv)

n.
Rudolf (Hametovich), 1938–93, Russian ballet dancer; Austrian citizen 1982.
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Noun1.Nureyev - Russian dancer who was often the partner of Dame Margot Fonteyn and who defected to the United States in 1961 (born in 1938)
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As part of a series of dramas charting the lives of iconic British women, the actress Anne-Marie Duff, pictured, depicts Fonteyn as she was when she met the Russian dancer, Rudolf Nureyev.
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