Michel Fokine

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Birthday
23, 1880
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Aug 22, 1942 (62)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
23, 1880
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Aug 22, 1942 (62)

About

Russian choreographer and dancer, most remembered for staging some 70 ballets during his career.

Before Fame

When he was only 9, he was accepted into the prestigious and highly competitive Imperial Ballet School in St. Petersburg.

Trivia

He was also an accomplished academic, having studied things like Greek and Egyptian Art.

Family Life

He died in New York unmarried.

Associated With

He and fellow dancer Anna Pavlova both studied at the Imperial Ballet School in Russia.