The World ballet theatre has suffered a bereavement. One of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century Maya Plisetskaya, aged 89, has died from heart failure In Munich. Her bright personality and unique talent made an epoch in the world ballet history. She was a true muse of the Bolshoi Theatre. Audience of millions enjoyed her unforgettable dance. Maya Plisetskaya devoted all her life to her beloved profession and to the native scene of the Bolshoi Theatre, who will hold in remembrance her inspired art.
The famous portrait made by Richard Avedon (from M. Plisetskaya archive).