Plisetskaya, Maya

(b. 1925)
   Russian dancer. Plisetskaya achieved fame as the prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Ballet, and her brilliance was recognized by the award of the Lenin Prize in 1964 and the title of ‘People’s Artist of the USSR’. Like Pavlova’s, her greatest role in classical ballet was in Swan Lake, though she also demonstrated her superb technique and vitality in modern Russian dances.

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  • PLISETSKAYA, MAYA — (1925– ), Russian ballerina born in Moscow to a Jewish family. Her father, an engineer, was declared an enemy of the people during Stalin s era of political purges and was executed in 1937. Her mother, Rachel, belonged to the famous ballet family …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Plisetskaya, Maya — ▪ Russian ballerina born Nov. 20, 1925, Moscow       prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Ballet of Moscow, admired particularly for her technical virtuosity, expressive use of her arms, and ability to integrate acting with dancing.       A niece of… …   Universalium

  • Plisetskaya, Maya — (b. 1925)    Russian dancer. She achieved fame as the prima ballerina of the Bolshoi Ballet and was awarded the Lenin Prize in 1964 …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Plisetskaya, Maya (Mikhaylovna) — born Nov. 20, 1925, Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R. Russian prima ballerina. She studied at the Bolshoi Ballet s school in Moscow and joined the company as a soloist in 1943. Noted for her technical virtuosity and ability to integrate acting with… …   Universalium

  • Maya Plisetskaya — Promotional photo of Plisetskaya used by the Bolshoi Ballet. Born November 20, 1925 (1925 11 20) (age 86) Moscow …   Wikipedia

  • Maya Plisétskaya — Maya Plisetskaya Nombre Maya Mijáilovna Pli …   Wikipedia Español

  • Maya Plisetskaya — Maïa Plissetskaïa MAÏA PLISSETSKAÏA Maya Plissetskaïa (1925 ) Naissance 20 novembre 1925 (83 ans) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Maya (given name) — For other uses, see Maya (disambiguation). Maia is the eldest of the Pleiades in Greek and Roman mythology …   Wikipedia

  • Maya Plisetskaya — Maja Plissezkaja, 2000 Maja Michailowna Plissezkaja (russisch Майя Михайловна Плисецкая, wiss. Transliteration Majja Michajlovna Pliseckaja; * 20. November 1925 in Moskau) ist eine ehemalige russische Balletttänzerin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Plisetskaya — /pli set skah yeuh/; Russ. /plyi syet skeuh yeuh/, n. Maya (Mikhailovna) /mah yeuh myi khuy leuhv neuh/, born 1925, Soviet ballet dancer. * * * …   Universalium

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