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Ilse Liepa has performed in “Don Quixote,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “Le Corsaire” and “The Queen of Spades.” She has danced famous pieces like “Dying Swan” and “Vision of a Rose” and famous Russian choreographers have even created miniatures especially for her.

Maya Mikhaylovna Plisetskaya - Russian ballet dancer, ballet master, choreographer, teacher, writer, and actress. \\ Born on November 20, 1925. Maya Plisetskaya danced for nearly 60 years, of which 50 are in the Bolshoi Theatre. Frequently cited as one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century.

Maya Mikhaylovna Plisetskaya - Russian ballet dancer, ballet master, choreographer, teacher, writer, and actress. \\ Born on November 20, 1925. Frequently cited as one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century.

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Qui était Sergei Diaghilev?

Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev, usually referred to outside of Russia as Serge, was a Russian art critic, patron, ballet impresario and founder of the Ballets Russes, from which many famous dancers and choreographers would arise.