By María Isabel Sánchez Vegara, illustrated by Eleonora Arosio
La courte échelle
Rudolf didn’t stop at what was expected of him as a boy either. He fell in love with dance when he was seven years old. However, it was not until much later that he managed to enter a ballet school. He had to make up for lost time and refine his technique to compete with the other dancers. His talent was so great that it did not prevent him from becoming one of the best dancers in history.