- Maria,1925–2013, U.S. ballet dancer.
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She and Balanchine parted ways in the early 50s, and he would have other muses, but Tallchief was the template for them all.The Deaths You Missed This Year
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Tallchief was soon married to famed Russian choreographer George Balanchine, despite the 21-year age difference.Farewell to America’s Ballerina: Remembering Maria Tallchief
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