Rudolf Nureyev photographed by Richard Avedon
Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev (17 March 1938 – 6 January 1993) was a
ballet dancer, one of the most celebrated of the 20th century. Nureyev’s artistic skills explored expressive areas of the dance, providing a new role to the male ballet dancer who once served only as support to the women.
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Rare solo of Rudolf Nureyev when young in Variation from Sleeping Beauty.
Rudolf Nureyev, Dancer, New York — Richard Avedon, 1967
RUDOLF NUREYEV is one of the enduring icons of 20th-century dance.
Russian Ballet Star Rudolf Nureyev by Richard Avedon
Rudolph Nureyev at Muppet Show