DANCER

Serge Lifar

1904 - 1986

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Serge Lifar (Ukrainian: Сергій Михайлович Лифар, Serhіy Mуkhailovуch Lуfar; Russian: Серге́й Миха́йлович Лифа́рь, Sergey Mikhaylovich Lifar) (15 April [O.S. 2 April] 1905 – 15 December 1986) was a French ballet dancer and choreographer of Ukrainian origin, famous as one of the greatest male ballet dancers of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Serge Lifar has received more than 98,022 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Serge Lifar is the 23rd most popular dancer, the 141st most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 167th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Ukrainian Dancer.

Serge Lifar was a Russian-born French dancer and choreographer. He is most famous for his work as a ballet dancer and choreographer.

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Among DANCERS

Among dancers, Serge Lifar ranks 23 out of 75Before him are Mikhail Baryshnikov, Galina Ulanova, George Balanchine, Mary Wigman, Alicia Alonso, and Tamara Karsavina. After him are Merce Cunningham, Pierre Beauchamp, Zizi Jeanmaire, Filippo Taglioni, Carlo Blasis, and Agrippina Vaganova.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1904, Serge Lifar ranks 52Before him are John Gielgud, Nikolai Kuznetsov, Donald O. Hebb, Arshile Gorky, Count Basie, and Gerhard Herzberg. After him are Lal Bahadur Shastri, Greer Garson, František Plánička, Arnold Gehlen, Princess Irene, Duchess of Aosta, and Moshé Feldenkrais. Among people deceased in 1986, Serge Lifar ranks 49Before him are Nikolay Semyonov, Donna Reed, J. Allen Hynek, Fritz Albert Lipmann, Michel de Certeau, and Otto Preminger. After him are Ye Jianying, Gusztáv Sebes, Adolfo Celi, Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock, Raimundo Orsi, and Juan Rulfo.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Serge Lifar ranks 141 out of 913Before him are Nikolai Ryzhkov (1929), Boris Savinkov (1879), Anastasia of Kiev (1023), Dimitri Tiomkin (1894), Władysław Tarnowski (1836), and Alfred Redl (1864). After him are Richard von Mises (1883), Ida Rubinstein (1883), Hayim Nahman Bialik (1873), Borys Paton (1918), Dmitry Bortniansky (1751), and Valentin Glushko (1908).

Among DANCERS In Ukraine

Among dancers born in Ukraine, Serge Lifar ranks 2Before him are Vaslav Nijinsky (1889). After him are Svetlana Zakharova (1979) and Sergei Polunin (1989).