Galina Ulanova

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Birthday
8, 1910
Birthplace
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Death Date
Mar 21, 1998 (88)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1910
Birthplace
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Death Date
Mar 21, 1998 (88)

About

Acclaimed Russian prima ballerina of the twentieth century. She performed with the Bolshoi Ballet and the Marinsky Theatre and became known for her roles in such famous pieces as Giselle, Swan Lake, and Romeo and Juliet.

Before Fame

She was inspired by her mother, who was also a ballerina.

Trivia

She received four Stalin Prizes and a Lenin Prize and earned the prestigious title of People's Artist of the USSR.

Family Life

She was married to Vadim Rindin and Yuri Zavadsky.

Associated With

She premiered the title role in Sergei Prokofiev's Cinderella ballet.