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Nureyev, Rudolf (Hametovich) 1938-93; ballet dancer, born in the Soviet Union
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, Rudolf Hametovich 1938-1993.
Russian-born ballet dancer and choreographer. Noted for his athletic grace, stage presence, and partnership with Margot Fonteyn, he was the most celebrated male dancer of his day.