Vaslav Nijinsky
The Savoy Hotel, Strand, Westminster, London

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Name: Vaslav Nijinsky
Category: Ballet dancer

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Vaslav Nijinsky (1889/1890-1950).Russian Ballet Dancer.He is considered one of the greatest Male Ballet Dancers of the 20th century.He could perform en pointe, a rare skill among male dancers at the time, and his ability to perform seemingly gravity-defying leaps was also legendary.

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Years of Residence: 1911 - Unknown
Source: Book: Bronislava Nijinsky:Early Memories (By Bronislava & Irina Nijinska). Also

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Vaslav Nijinsky (1889 or 1890-1950),Polish-Russian Ballet Dancer,stayed here with the Ballet Russes troupe in 1911 & again in 1919.

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The Savoy Hotel
United Kingdom

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The Savoy Hotel was opened in 1889 under the auspices of Richard D'Oyly Carte (1844-1901),English Theatrical Impresario,who owned the Savoy Theatre (1881),next door. Since its opening,the Savoy Hotel has played host to a great many notable guests,from Singers of stage & screen,artists,actors,directors,musicians,politicians and many more.

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