The Canadian Press

1993-01-06 | Nureyev obit Kain

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Rudolf Nureyev, hailed as one of the greatest dancers of our time, died on January 6th. Canada's prima ballerina Karen Kain first danced with Nureyev when he staged Tchaikovsky's "Sleeping Beauty" in 1972 with the National Ballet of Canada. She says Nureyev put the NBOC on the map. (Nureyev died in Paris at age 54 from AIDS.)

Date: 1993-01-06
Placeline: TORONTO, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 32 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I think of the time that Rudolph was work with us and I would say that was almost a decade starting in 1972 golden a golden era for the National Ballet of Canada when I think back I mean I was the year before 1971 the company was divided into three groups and I was in one of those groups and we were going to Strawberry in rawah and dancing in high school auditoriums and in 1972 because of her we were peering at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York and all over the states in major centers because of him >>