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 (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.


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(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


(nʊˈreɪ ɛf, -ɛv)

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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ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A documentary is being made of the late Rudolf Nureyev, one of the most critically acclaimed ballet dancers to have ever lived, and the time he spent in Turkey.
A US magazine has published extracts from a book claiming Jackie Kennedy had a steamy affair with ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev.
No performer on the world stage received so much acclaim and publicity as Rudolf Nureyev, and no one gave away so little about their private life and thinking.
It's been five decades since Rudolf Nureyev "leapt to freedom" at the Paris airport.
Mientras mis ballets se bailen yo vivire", sentencio el bailarin y coreografo Rudolf Nureyev al darse cuenta de que estaba muriendo.
INBREEDING to Northern Dancer is now commonplace rather than the exception but even so, sending a Stravinsky mare to Peintre Celebre, which results in tight inbreeding to Nureyev, might have been regarded as being on the risky side in some quarters.
James, 11, said: "I'd love to be a ballet dancer - I really look up to Rudolf Nureyev.
YOUNG prodigies of the illustrious Rudolph Nureyev Russian State Ballet Academy perform Swan Lake at Rhyl this month.
THE young prodigies of the Rudolph Nureyev Russian State Ballet Academy are embarking on a 46-date UK tour, later this month with the timeless classic Swan Lake.
Fue entonces cuando Rudolf Nureyev lo eligio como su maestro.
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.