As per our current Database, Maria Tallchief has been died on Apr 11, 2013 (age 88).
When Maria Tallchief die, Maria Tallchief was 88 years old.
|Popular As||Maria Tallchief|
|Age||88 years old|
|Born||January 24, 1925 (Fairfax, OK)|
Maria Tallchief’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.
Maria Tallchief was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.
American Dancer best known for becoming the first Native American prima ballerina. She danced with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and the New York City Ballet, performing in such famous pieces as The Nutcracker and The Firebird.
She broke away from social norms at the time for Native American women and moved to Beverly Hills, California with her family to pursue ballet.
Her father was a Chief in the Osage Nation.
She was married to George Balanchine for six years. She later married Henry "Buzz" Paschen, Jr. and remained with him until his death in 2004. The couple had one daughter, Elise.
She and Galina Ulanova were both esteemed prima ballerinas.