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Rudolf Nureyev

Nureyev dies at 54

9 Jan, 1993

Nureyev dies of AIDS related complications in a hospital near Paris. He instructs his physician not to release the details of his condition because he wants his life to be about dance not AIDS. Physician:

Mr. Nureyev died due to a cardiac complication, following a grievous illness. Following Mr. Nureyev’s wishes, I can’t say any more.