Mikhail Baryshnikov

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

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Mikhail Barishnikov, the 26-year-old star Kirov dancer who defected to the Canadian government on July 2, has been signed by ABT, giving his first performance with the company (and in the United States) on July 27 when he partnered Natalia Makarova in "Giselle." ...
Some of his other students were Mikhail Barishnikov, unknown in the West, but regarded as the finest male stylist ever developed in the Leningrad Ballet....
AUGUST 1974: Mikhail Barishnikov, the 26-year-old star Kirov dancer who defected to the Canadian government on July 2, has been signed by ABT, giving his first performance with the company (and in the U.S.) on July 27 when he partnered Natalia Makarova in "Giselle." On July 2, [he] reportedly leaped into a waiting car during a reception in Toronto for the company of Bolshoi and Kirov dancers who had just completed the season there.