Yury Grigorovich


Yury Grigorovich was born in Saint Petersburg on January 2nd, 1927 and is the Dancer. At the age of 97, Yury Grigorovich biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 2, 1927
Place of Birth
Saint Petersburg
97 years old
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Ballet Dancer, Ballet Master, Choreographer, Dancer, Director, Music Pedagogue
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Yury Grigorovich Life

Yury Nikolayevich Grigorovich (born in Leningrad on January 2nd, 1927) is a Soviet and Russian dancer and choreographer who ruled the Russian ballet for 30 years. Grigorovich was born in a family associated with the Imperial Russian Ballet.

He graduated from Leningrad Choreographic School in 1946 and performed as a soloist of the Kirov Ballet until 1962.

Sergey Prokofiev's The Stone Flower (1957) and The Legend of Love (1961) earned him acclaim as a choreographer.

In 1964, he moved to the Bolshoi Theatre, where he would continue as an artistic director until 1995.

The Nutcracker (1966), Spartacus (1967), and Ivan the Terrible (1975) were three of his Bolshoi's most popular productions.

He reworked Swan Lake to bring a happy ending to the tale's 1984.

He was accused of allowing the theatre to stagnate, and after several squabbles, he was voted out of office.

Until settling in Krasnodar, where he established his own business, Thereupon choreographed for several Russian companies.

Several international competitions in classical ballet have named Grigorovich in the jury.

After his wife, the great ballerina Natalia Bessmertnova, died on February 19, he was given the opportunity provider back to the Bolshoi in the capacity of ballet master and choreographer.


Yury Grigorovich Awards

Honours and awards

  • 1957 - Honoured Artist of the RSFSR
  • 1957 - Medal "In Commemoration of the 250th Anniversary of Leningrad"
  • 1959 - Order nip
  • 1966 - People's Artist of the RSFSR
  • 1969 - Award of Sergei Diaghilev of the Paris Academy of Dance
  • 1970 - Jubilee medal "For Valiant Labour. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin"
  • 1970 - Lenin Prize
  • 1973 - People's Artist of the USSR
  • 1976 - Order of Lenin
  • 1977 - Order of Saints Cyril and Methodius, 1st class (Bulgaria)
  • 1977 - USSR State Prize
  • 1977 - Medal "100 years of Bulgaria's Liberation from Ottoman slavery"
  • 1980 - Honorary Citizen of Varna
  • 1981 - Order of the October Revolution
  • 1981 - People's Artist of the Uzbek SSR
  • 1983 - State Prize of the Uzbek SSR
  • 1985 - USSR State Prize - for the creation of artistic and athletic programs of the XII World Youth and Student Festival in Luzhniki, Moscow
  • 1986 - Hero of Socialist Labour
  • 1986 - Order of Lenin
  • 1987 - Order of the People's Republic of Bulgaria, 1st class
  • 1995 - Honoured Artist of Kazakhstan
  • 1996 - People's Artist of the Republic of Bashkortostan
  • 1997 - Vaslav Nijinsky Medal (Ministry of Culture of Poland)
  • 2001 - Order of the Arts' Amber Cross ", the highest award of the Russian Academy of Arts and musical performance
  • 2002 - Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 3rd class - for outstanding contribution to the development of choreographic art
  • 2002 - "Badge poshani" (Honor), the highest award of the mayor of Kyiv
  • 2002 - Badge of "370 years of Yakutia in Russia"
  • 2002 - Fyodor Volkov award for his contribution to the theatrical art of the Russian Federation
  • 2003 - National Theatre Prize Golden Mask in nomination "For the honour and dignity"
  • 2003 - Badge of "civic virtue" of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)
  • 2003 - Medal of the "Hero of Labour of Kuban" (Krasnodar region)
  • 2004 - Order of Merit (Ukraine), third class
  • 2004 - Medal of the National Opera of Ukraine to the 100th anniversary of Serge Lifar
  • 2004 - Badge of Honor of the Ministry of Culture and the Arts "for his personal contribution to the development of art"
  • 2005 - The highest theatrical award of St. Petersburg "Gold soffit"
  • 2005 - Order of Dostyk
  • 2006 - Award "Russian National Olympus" in nomination "Man epoch", medal "For the honor and valor"
  • 2006 - Ludvig Nobel Prize
  • 2007 - Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 2nd class - for outstanding contribution to the development of domestic and international choreographic art, many years of creative activity
  • 2007 - Order of Francisc Skorina
  • 2008 - Ovation
  • 2009 - Medal of Honour (Armenia)
  • 2011 - Order of Merit for the Fatherland, 1st class