Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Rudolph Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev, 1977

Ballet dancer and choreographer Rudolph Nureyev was born on this day, March 17, in 1938.

Karsh’s original record for this sitting reads: Rudolph Nureyev Appearing with National Ballet in Montreal performance, For National Ballet of Canada project.