Rudolf Nureyev



Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev was a Soviet ballet dancer and choreographer. Nureyev is regarded by some as the greatest male ballet dancer of his generation. Nureyev was born on a Trans-Siberian train near Irkutsk, Siberia, Soviet Union to a Bashkir-tatar family. A semi-glossy ink-signed borderless 7.75×9.75 with minor rippling to the right edge; from the George Balanchine ballet ‘The prodigal Son’ in 1973 – photograph by Leslie E. Spatt.