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Maya Plisetskaya

AKA Maya Mikhaylovna Plisetskaya

Born: 20-Nov-1925
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2-May-2015
Location of death: Munich, Germany
Cause of death: Heart Attack

Gender: Female
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Dancer

Nationality: Russia
Executive summary: Iconic star of the Bolshoi Ballet

Father: Mikhail Plisetski (b. 1899, d. 1938 execution)
Mother: Rachel Messerer-Plisetskaya (b. 1902, d. 1993)
Brother: Azari Plisetsky
Husband: Rodion Shchedrin (composer, m. 2-Oct-1958, until her death)

    Conservatory: Bolshoi Theatre

    Bolshoi Ballet (1943-90)
    French Legion of Honor 1986
    Hero of Socialist Labor 1985
    Naturalized Lithuanian Citizen
    Naturalized Spanish Citizen
    Order of Lenin 1968
    Order of Lenin 1976
    Order of Lenin 1985
    People's Artist of the USSR 1958

    Tchaikovsky (1969)

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