Mikhail Baryshnikov

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Russian dancer and choreographer who migrated to the United States (born in 1948)


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So he began to study with dedication, inspired by his favorite Cuban dancer, Alberto Terrero, and by Mikhail Barishnikov, Peter Schaufuss, and Fernando Bujones.
He has spent 37 years in the business, seven of them as manager of Scottish Ballet in the days when Nureyev, Fonteyn and Barishnikov were frequent guests.
He was placed in a class taught by the great Igor Uksuznikov who had been a soloist with the Kirov where he had studied under Alexander Pushkin, the teacher of Barishnikov and Nureyev.
The first person to achieve international success with this style was Soviet giant Alexander Barishnikov.