Agrippina Vaganova


Birthday June 26, 1879

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Russia

DEATH DATE Nov 5, 1951 (72)

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Ballet dancer most recognized for developing the Vaganova method -- a specific technique still used in ballet today.

Before Fame

She received her training at the prestigious Imperial Ballet School in Russia.


Shortly after he death in 1951, the Agrippina Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet was established in her honor.

Family Life

She was born-and-raised in Russia.

Associated With

She and Mikhail Baryshnikov were two of the world's most famous ballet dancers.