Tallchief
biographical name Maria 1925- American dancer

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  • Tallchief — is a surname and may refer to:* Heather Tallchief (born 1972), American armed robber * Maria Tallchief (born 1925), American ballerina …   Wikipedia

  • Tallchief —   [ tɔːltʃiːf],    1) Maria, amerikanische Tänzerin indianischer Herkunft, * Fairfax (Oklahoma) 24. 1. 1925, Schwester von 2); studierte u. a. bei Bronislawa Nijinska und G. Balanchine (mit dem sie 1946 52 verheiratet war), war 1942 47 Mitglied… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tallchief — Maria Tallchief (* 24. Januar 1925 in Fairfax, Oklahoma, USA) war die erste US amerikanische Primaballerina. Von 1942 bis 1947 tanzte sie beim Ballets Russes, aber am bekanntesten ist sie aufgrund ihrer Zeit beim New York City Ballet, wo sie von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tallchief — noun United States ballerina who promoted American ballet through tours and television appearances (born in 1925) • Syn: ↑Maria Tallchief • Instance Hypernyms: ↑dancer, ↑professional dancer, ↑terpsichorean * * * /tawl cheef /, n. Maria born …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tallchief — /tawl cheef /, n. Maria born 1925, U.S. ballet dancer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tallchief, Maria — born Jan. 24, 1925, Fairfax, Okla., U.S. U.S. ballet dancer of Native American descent. Tallchief studied with Bronislava Nijinska before joining the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo (1942–47). She joined the New York City Ballet in 1948 and became… …   Universalium

  • Tallchief, Marjorie — ▪ American dancer born Oct. 19, 1927, Fairfax, Okla., U.S.       ballerina, dance teacher, and the first American ever to become the première danseuse étoile at the Paris Opéra Ballet.       Born in a town on an Osage Indian reservation in… …   Universalium

  • Tallchief, Maria — (n. 24 ene. 1925, Fairfax, Okla., EE.UU.). Bailarina estadounidense, hija de padres nativonorteameamericanos. Estudió con Bronislava Nijinska antes de integrarse al Ballet ruso de Montecarlo (1942–47). Se unió al New York City Ballet en 1948 y… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Tallchief,Maria — Tall·chief (tôlʹchēf ), Maria. Born 1925. American ballerina who danced with the New York City Ballet (1948 1960 and 1963 1965) and founded the Chicago City Ballet in 1980. * * * …   Universalium

  • Maria Tallchief — Tallchief se redirige aquí; para el vehículo blindado atracador véase Heather Tallchief. Betty Marie Tall Chief (24 de enero de 1925) es una bailarina estadounidense hoy retirada. Entre 1942 y 1947 danzó con el Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, pero… …   Wikipedia Español

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