Nikolai Fadeyechev is confirmed dead at the age of 87.
Nikolai was best known as a Russian ballet dancer and teacher.
Nikolai Fadeyechev
Maya Plisetskaya and Nikolai Fadeyechev 1964.jpg
Nikolai Fadeyechev and Maya Plisetskaya in Swan Lake, Milan, 1964
Николай Борисович Фадеечев

(1933-01-27) 27 January 1933 (age 87)
Occupationballet dancer
EmployerBolshoi Theatre
AwardsPeople's Artist of the USSR
Nikolai Fadeyechev (Russian: Николай Борисович Фадеечев) is a Russian ballet dancer and teacher, People's Artist of the USSR.
1 Biography
2 Repertoire
3 See also
4 External links
Fadeyechev in Swan Lake in Moscow, 1956
Nikolai Fadeyechev, born 27 January 1933 in Moscow, is a retired dancer and currently a teacher and répétiteur of the Bolshoi Ballet. In 1952 he graduated from the Moscow Ballet School, where he had studied with Alexander Rudenko, and joined the Bolshoi Theatre, where he performed many principal roles. He danced alongside some of the company's great ballerinas, including Galina Ulanova in Giselle and Les Sylphides, and was a regular partner with Maya Plisetskaya, Raisa Struchkova, Nina Timofeeva, Marina Kondratyeva, Natalia Bessmertnova, Ekaterina Maximova and Ludmila Semenyaka. After retiring from the stage in 1977, he became one of the most important teachers and répétiteurs of the Bolshoi Theatre. His students have included Nikolay Tsiskaridze, Andrey Uvarov, Sergei Filin, Ruslan Skvortsov and Artem Ovcharenko.
Swan Lake: Prince Siegfried
The Sleeping Beauty: Prince Désiré, Bluebird
Nutcracker Suite: Prince, Mouse King
Giselle: Albrecht
Raimonda: Jean de Brienne, Bernard, grand pas
Les Sylphides (called Chopiniana in the Bolshoi production): Soloist
Romeo and Juliet: Romeo
The Fountain of Bakhchisaray: Vatslav
Laurencia: Frondoso, Youth
Gayane: Armen
The Stone Flower: Danila (first interpreter at the Bolshoi Theater), Opal
The Firebird (L’oiseau de feu): Prince Ivan (first interpreter at the Bolshoi Theater)
Spartacus: Harmodius (first interpreter)
Carmen Suite: José (first interpreter)
Anna Karenina: Karenin (first interpreter)
Asel: Ilyas (first interpreter)
Prelude: Soloist (first interpreter)
Class Concert: Soloist
See also
List of Russian ballet dancers
External links
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nikolai Fadeyechev.
Fadeyechev's page on the Bolshoi Theatre web site
Fadeyechev partnering Galina Ulanova in "Giselle" on YouTube
With Maya Plisetskaya in "Swan Lake" on YouTube
Page Fadeyechev's on The Gallery of Masters of Musical Theatre
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