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Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo

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Anton Dolin

Anton Dolin  

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(Sydney Francis Patrick Chippendall Healy-Kay; born 27 July 1904 in Slinfold, Sussex, died 25 November 1983 in Paris), British dancer, director, choreographer, and teacher. Patrick Healy-Kay began ...
Ballet Russe De Monte Carlo

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The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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2005
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The company, which existed from 1938 to 1962, came into being as a result of dissension in the mid-1930s

Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo

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The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed.)

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2010
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A descendant of René Blum's Ballets de Monte Carlo, and part of the proliferation of companies which sprung up in the 1930s hoping to recapture the enormous popularity of Diaghilev's ... More
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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2013
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Ballet company formed in 1932, and orig. called Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo, in effort to continue *Diaghilev's work. It was headed by ...

Ballets Russes De Monte Carlo

Ballets Russes De Monte Carlo   Reference library

The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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2005
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Performing arts, Dance, Music
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4,114 words

At various times, the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo was alternatively known as the Ballets Russes de Colonel W. de

Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo, Les

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The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed.)

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2010
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492 words
Company founded in 1932 to succeed the Ballets Russes de Diaghilev. It was a fusion of the Ballets de l'Opéra de Monte Carlo and the Ballet de l'Opéra Russe à Paris, with Colonel de Basil ... More
Boris Kochno

Boris Kochno  

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(b Moscow, 3 Jan. 1904; d Paris, 8 Dec. 1990)Russian-French ballet librettist and dance writer. In 1920 he became Diaghilev's secretary and advised him closely on many ballets. He wrote several ...
Colonel de Basil

Colonel de Basil  

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(Vassily Voskresensky; b Kaunas, 1888; d Paris, 27 Jul. 1951)Russian ballet impresario and co-director of the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo. Following service in the Russian Army during the First ...
Les Ballets de Monte Carlo

Les Ballets de Monte Carlo  

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Ballet company, based at the Monte Carlo Opera, founded by René Blum in 1936 following his split from Colonel de Basil. Massine became artistic director in 1938, at which point the company's name was ...
Michel Fokine

Michel Fokine  

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1880–1942)Russian ballet dancer and choreographer who, under the patronage of Sergei Diaghilev, helped to revolutionize the ballet.Fokine studied at the Imperial Ballet School in St Petersburg and ...
René Blum

René Blum  

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(b Paris, 13 Mar. 1878; d en route to Auschwitz, 28 Sept. 1942 (some sources say 28 Apr. 1942)French ballet impresario. A former art critic, publisher, and theatre director, he was appointed ballet ...
Sergei Diaghilev

Sergei Diaghilev  

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(1872–1929)Russian artistic impresario, who founded the Ballets Russes and brought the contemporary arts of Russia to Europe. He inspired musicians, artists, and dancers and revolutionized the ...

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