Ballet and contemporary dance superstar who have defected through the U.S.S.R. in 1961. He performed using the Royal Ballet as well as the Paris Opera Ballet and offered as movie director and main choreographer from the second option business. In his youngsters, he trained in the Kirov Ballet College as well as the Leningrad Choreographic College. He was regularly partnered with French Prima Ballerina Yvette Chauvire. He previously romantic human relationships with men and women and was the longtime partner of fellow dancer Erik Bruhn. Tragically, Nureyev passed away of Supports the first 1990s. He and ballerina Margot Fonteyn became longstanding dance companions.