David Libidins papers circa 1936-1958


David Libidins papers circa 1936-1958

The Papers document his professional life from 1936 to 1958. Although primarily concerned with his roles as administrator and artists' manager, correspondence reflects frequent crossovers between professional relationships and personal friendships. He was widely known as a man for whom there was no separation between the two spheres. David Libidins Libidins'

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Libidins, David, approximately 1899-1958

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David Savelevich Libidins was born in c. 1899in Istanbul (then Constantinople) of Russian parents. He studied voice in Moscow, and after serving in the Russian army in World War I, toured Europe performing with opera companies and in other theatrical shows. In the early 1930's, Libidins took an administrative position with Sol Hurok, handling the U.S. tours of the de Basil Ballet Russe. In 1938, he became administrative director of the newly formed Denham-Massine Ballet ...

Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo

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Sergei Denham (1896-1970) was a Russian-born banker and director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Leonide Massine (1896-1979) was Russian dancer and choreographer and artistic director of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. From the description of Records concerning Leonide Massine, 1939-1969 (inclusive), 1942-1954 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557063 The Ballet Russe de Monte-Carlo was a company that existed between 1938 and 1962 under the directorship of Sergei...

Anna Scarpova

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Rene Blum

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Sergei Denham

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Sol Hurok

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Isador Magidoff

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Igor Youskevitch

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Blum, S.

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Clifford Smith

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Jacques Rubinstein

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Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1994

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Igor Youskevitch was born on March 13, 1912 near Kiev, Ukraine. In 1920, his family fled the Bolshevik Revolution and resettled in the former Yugoslavia. After graduating from high school in 1930, he studied engineering at Belgrade University. There he became involved in Sokol, the Slavic sports and gymnastics organization. At age 20, ballerina Xenia Grunt spotted Youskevitch at a gymnastics competition and urged him to consider a future in ballet. Youskevitch became Grunt's student...

Leonide Massine

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