Friday, May 1, 2015

Ulanova, Galina Sergeyevna

Galina Sergeyevna Ulanova(1910-1998), Russian ballerina, studied in Petrograd, joined the Mariinsky Theater in 1928, then transferred to Bolshoi Theatre as prima ballerina assoluta for 16 years. She is frequently cited as being one of the greatest 20th century ballerinas. There are monuments to her in St. Petersburg and Stockholm.

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