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Maya Plisetskaya

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780300088571

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300088571.001.0001

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How I Didn't Go to London

How I Didn't Go to London

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(p.151) Chapter Twenty-Five How I Didn't Go to London
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I, Maya Plisetskaya
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Maya Plisetskaya

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300088571.003.0025

In this chapter, Maya Plisetskaya talks about how she met John Morgan, second secretary of the British Embassy, and the KGB's spying on them. Morgan was fluent in Russian and knowledgeable in ballet, especially English ballet. He asked Maya why she was not going to London and told her that Britain wanted her to come, insisting that the English public must see her Swan Lake. Since their meeting, a KGB car had been following Maya twenty-four hours a day.

Keywords:   ballet, John Morgan, British Embassy, KGB, London, Britain

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