George Balanchine

About George Balanchine

Birth Day: January 22, 1904
Birth Place: Saint Petersburg, Russia

George Balanchine

George Balanchine was born on January 22, 1904 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Influential twentieth-century dancer, choreographer, and ballet master. He was one of the founders of both the New York City Ballet and the School of American Ballet.
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Occupation Choreographer
Age 79 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born January 22, 1904 (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Birthday January 22
Town/City Saint Petersburg, Russia
Nationality Russia

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George Balanchine’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

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Influential twentieth-century Dancer, Choreographer, and ballet master. He was one of the founders of both the New York City Ballet and the School of American Ballet.

Before Fame

At the age of nine, he began attending the Imperial Ballet School in St. Petersburg, Russia. He later studied music at the Petrograd Conservatory.


In the mid 1950s, he choreographed an updated version of the famous Nutcracker ballet.

Family Life

He was married and divorced several times. All of his marriages -- to Opera Ginny, Alexandra Danilova, Tamara Geva, Vera Zorina, Maria Tallchief, and Tanaquil LeClercq -- were to fellow Dancers.

Associated With

He frequently choreographed dances set to the music of Igor Stravinsky.

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