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Maya Plisetskaya: The Immortal Swan

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According to the reports, Plisetskaya unexpectedly passed away while preparing to travel to Lucerne, Switzerland. The Russian prima ballerina assoluta was a reference of her time. Maya Plisetskaya (Moscow, November 20, 1925 – Munich, May 3, 2015) is the most famous swan of the twentieth century, after Anna Pavlova, for whom the piece was created by Fokin in 1905. But her Dying Swan was completely different, it was not a delicate creature with broken wings, but almost an eagle, unsettled, that does not fade, does not give up slowly.