Olga Preobrajenska

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Birthday
2, 1871
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Dec 27, 1962 (91)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1871
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Dec 27, 1962 (91)

About

Former ballerina most known for performing with the Russian Imperial Ballet.

Before Fame

She joined the Imperial Ballet School in 1879, where she studied under greats like Ekaterina Vazem and Nicholas Legat, among others.

Trivia

Given her enormous talent and natural ability, her form -- dubbed the Preobrajenska method -- was later taught at elite dance academies throughout the world.

Family Life

She was born in Russia.

Associated With

She and dancer Galina Ulanova were both noted prima ballerinas during their careers.