Erik Bruhn

Active - 1970 - 1970  |   Born - Oct 1, 1928   |   Died - Jan 1, 1986   |   Genres - Dance, Music

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During his long career Danish ballet dancer Erik Bruhn danced with some of the world's greatest female dancers. He began his training at age nine; by late adolescence he was performing in the Royal Ballet. He spent 1949-50 as a guest artist with the American Ballet. The following year he became a permanent member of the prestigious troupe. Bruhn appeared in one film, Hans Christian Andersen in 1952.