Yuri Timofeevich Zhdanov

Yuri Timofeevich Zhdanov

Birth
Moscow Federal City, Russia
Death 9 Apr 1986 (aged 60)
Moscow Federal City, Russia
Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Memorial ID 109135785 · View Source
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Russian artist. People's Artist of the RSFSR, choreographer, teacher and artist. He graduated from the Moscow Ballet School, with the class of Nikolai Tarasov in 1944, of the choreography department GITISa them. Lunacharsky (Prof. L.M. Lavrovskiy and R.V. Zakharov) in 1968. In the 1944-1967 - the leading soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre. He played the main role in "Romeo and Juliet", "Giselle", "The Fountain of Bakhchisarai", "The Bronze Horseman", "Red Poppy", "Les Sylphides", "Swan Lake", "Sleeping Beauty", "Raymonda", "Don Quixote", "The Flame of Paris", "Gayane", "Firebird", "Walpurgis Night." In 1951-1960, he was an constant partner of Galina Ulanova, and played with her ​​in the first six ballets and concerts. Together they made ​​a tour on the cities of the USSR (1952), in subsequent years, participated in the first tour of Soviet ballet in Paris (1954, appeared in films ("Romeo and Juliet"). In 1953 at the studio "thumbnail" for the film "Masters of Russian Ballet". The film includes clip of the ballet, Boris Asafiev "The Fountain of Bakhchisarai", and "Flames of Paris" and the ballet "Swan Lake" by P. Tchaikovsky. He played in many films, and was the major artist. He has also performed with Svetlana Adyrkhaeva, Sophia Golovkina, Olga Lepeshinskaya, Yekaterina Maximova, Maya Plisetskaya, Raisa Struchkova, Nina Timofeeva, Alla Shelest and other Russian and foreign dancers. The audience of more than thirty countries, are familiar with Zhdanov.


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  • Added: 24 Apr 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 109135785
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Yuri Timofeevich Zhdanov (29 Sep 1925–9 Apr 1986), Find a Grave Memorial no. 109135785, citing Kuntsevo Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by julia&keld (contributor 46812479) .