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Vaslav Nijinsky (an aa Vatslav; Roushie: Ва́цлав Фоми́ч Нижи́нский; Roushie pronunciation: [ˈvatsləf fəˈmʲitɕ nʲɪˈʐɨnskʲɪj]; Pols: Wacław Niżyński; 12 Mairch 1889[1][2]/1890[3] – 8 Aprile 1950) wis a Roushie ballet dancer an choreographer o Pols strynd, citit as the greatest male dancer o the early 20t century.[3]

Vaslav Nijinsky
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Vaslav Nijinsky as Vayou in Nikolai Legat's revival o Marius Petipa's The Talisman, St. Petersburg, 1910
Born Wacław Niżyński
12 Mairch 1889(1889-03-12)[1][2]/1890[3]
Kiev, Ukraine, Roushie Empire
Died 8 Apryle 1950(1950-04-08) (aged 61)
Lunnon, Ingland
Thrift ballet dancer, choreographer
Years active 1908–1916

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Joan Acocella (14 January 1999). "Secrets of Nijinsky". New York Review of Books. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Joan Acocella, ed. (2006) [1998]. The Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky. University of Illinois Press. ISBN 978-0-252-07362-5. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Vaslav Nijinsky". Encyclopedia of World Biography. Encyclopedia.com. 2004.