From the moment Rudolf Nureyev defected to the West in 1961 he was a star. His defection propelled him into the headlines; his talent and his inspiration kept him there. Not since Nijinsky had the image of the male dancer projected such animal magnetism, powerhouse sensuality and ardent romanticism. Born on the eve of World War II, Nureyev trained at the Bolshoi where his talent was swiftly identified. From his defection to the West at the height of the Cold War until his death 40 years later he lived his life on a ...

Nureyev 1999, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ), London

ISBN-13: 9780753807316


Nureyev 1998, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297815600