Ballerina Maya Plisetskaya dies from heart attack - TV

Prominent Russian ballet dancer Maya Plisetskaya has died from a severe heart attack in Germany, Rossiya-1 TV channel reported with reference to her husband, composer Rodion Shchedrin.

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Prominent Russian ballet dancer Maya Plisetskaya has died from a severe heart attack in Germany, Rossiya-1 TV channel reported with reference to her husband, composer Rodion Shchedrin.

Doctors battled for some time to save Plisetskaya's life but were unsuccessful, he said.

 

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