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  1. Kyra Vaslavovna Nijinsky (19 June 1914 – 1 September 1998), was a ballet dancer of Polish and Hungarian ancestry, with a Russian dance and cultural heritage. She was the daughter of Vaslav Nijinsky and the niece of Bronislava Nijinska. In the 1930s she appeared in ballets mounted by Ida Rubinstein, Max Reinhardt, Marie Rambert ...

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    • Kyra’s Ballet Career
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    Kyra Nijinsky was a Russian ballet dancer and the daughter of Vaslav Nijinsky, a famous ballet dancer and choreographer. He was considered one of the best in his profession in the 20th century, making choreographies for such ballet masterpieces as Le Sacre du Printemps(1913) with music by Igor Stravinsky. Her mother, Romola de Pulszky, was a Hungar...

    Kyra was born in Vienna on June 18, 1914, just 10 days after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, at the beginning of the outbreak of the Great War. The family began to live the life of “nomads”, traveling around North and South America on dance tours. After couple of years they finally settled in St. Moritz in Switzerland. However, they ...

    Kyra was trained first by her father and her aunt, Bronislava Nijinsky (another choreographer). Later she attended the Paris Opera Ballet School. She was a good ballet dancer, but because of her father’s fame, she was destined to be known chiefly for “being the daughter of Mr. Nijnksy.” Unfortunately, even favorable and enthusiastic opinions like t...

    In 1936 in Budapest, she married Ukrainian conductor Igor Markevitch (who had previously lived in a homosexual relationship with choreographer Sergei Diaghilev). The couple had one son, Vaslav Nijinsky-Markevitch. Unfortunately, the marriage didn’t stand the test of time. After the divorce, Igor raised their son alone and Kyra moved to Rome where s...

    Sir Oswald Birley (1880–1952) painted the 21-year-old Kyra in 1935 when her career had already started. The artist was considered one of the greatest portraitists of his day and many important members of society commissioned a painting from him. One of these was Winston Churchill who, by the way, was also a painter! (Check the art of the Prime Mini...

  2. 14 de nov. de 1998 · Kyra Nijinsky, a dancer who was the daughter of Vaslav Nijinsky, one of this century's greatest ballet dancers and choreographers, died on Sept. 1 at the Pine Ridge Care Center in San Rafael,...

  3. 15 de nov. de 1998 · Kyra Nijinsky, a dancer who was the daughter of Vaslav Nijinsky, one of this century's greatest ballet dancers and choreographers, died on Sept. 1 at the Pine Ridge Care Center in San Rafael,...

  4. Kyra Nijinsky, dancer: born 19 June 1913; married 1936 Igor Markevitch (one son; marriage dissolved); died 1 September 1998. `Her face was beautiful, Slavic, with high cheek-bones and green eyes...

  5. 30 de ago. de 2009 · Here are some clips from a rare film about the dancer, musician, poet, painter and mystic, Kyra Nijinsky, the daughter of the great Vaslav Nijinsky. Included are highlights of three dances ...

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