S. L. (Sergei Leonidovich) Grigoriev papers, 1889-1972.


S. L. (Sergei Leonidovich) Grigoriev papers, 1889-1972.

Compositions, contracts, business and production records, correspondence, photographs and other material representing the career of Serge Grigoriev, the régisseur of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and rehearsal director of Ballets Russes du Col. W. de Basil.

22 boxes, 13 portfolio folders in drawers (8 linear ft.)





SNAC Resource ID: 6383394

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Russian dancer and choreographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., St. Petersburg], 24 July [n.y.], to Mikhail Dimitrievich, [n.y.] July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582957 From the description of Autograph sentiment signed, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873596 ...

Deakin, Irving

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Irving Deakin (1894-1958) was an English-born American writer on music and dance, and a novelist, lecturer, publicity man, and radio commentator. He was educated at Eastbourne College and the Royal College of Music. He was an editor and music critic for the British-American, London (1925-1927) and European music and theater correspondent for the International Feature Syndicate (1926-1930). He worked for a number of years, during the 1930's, 1940's and 1950's, in the pres...

Alexandre Benois.

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Fokine, Michele

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Saint-Petersburg Imperial Theatres

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Teatro Colón

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Fernández, Felix.

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Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich.

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Preobrajenska, Olga, 1870-1962

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Ravel, Maurice

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001219.0x000308 Maurice Ravel was a French composer; the apparent recipient, Toscanini, was a conductor. From the guide to the ALS, to [Arturo Toscanini], 1930 Sept. 9, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) From the description of ALS, 1930 Sept. 9, to [Arturo Toscanini]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122682742 ...

Moscow Imperial Opera

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Adam, Adolphe, 1803-1856

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French composer, 19th century. From the description of Letter from Adolphe Charles Adams to an unknown correspondent. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122571784 Adolphe Adam was a French composer. He wrote primarily for the theatre, composing operas, ballets, light operas and vaudeville during his career. He is best known for some of his ballets, such as Giselle and Le Corsaire . From the guide to the Adolphe Adam Papers, undated [1803-1856], (Special Collections R...

Moscow Imperial Ballet

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Vladimir Vladimirovich Shcherbachev

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Cranko, John

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Bulgakov, Alekseĭ Dmitrievich, 1872-1954

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Epithet: of Add MS 29587 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x000108 Epithet: of Add MS 34453 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x000109 Title: Earl of Elgin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0001...

Stravinsky, Soulima, 1910-

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Soulima Stravinsky is a pianist, teacher, and composer, son of Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. From the guide to the Soulima Stravinsky papers, ca.1884-1976 (inclusive, 1950-1976, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) ...

Shollar, Ludmilla, 1888-1978

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Tchernicheva, Lubov

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Lubov Tchernicheva [Liubov Pavlovna Chernysheva] (1890 -1976) was a Russian ballerina and wife of the Diaghilev's Ballet's Russes régisseur Sergei Grigoriev. From 1913, she was a leading dancer and from 1926, a ballet mistress of Ballets Russes. After Diaghilev's death, Tchernicheva continued performing and teaching at Col. W. de Basil Ballets Russes (later Original Ballet Russe). In the 1950s, she and her husband worked together at restaging Michel Fokine's ballets. From the guide t...

Rudolf Nureyev

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Rachmaninoff, Sergei

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The Five etudes-tableaux orchestrated by Respighi are originally from Rachmaninoff's op. 33 and 39 for piano solo. From the description of 5 etudes tableaux / S. Rachmaninoff ; orchestration de Ottorino Respighi. 1930. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 62092347 Sergei Rachmaninoff was a Russian composer and pianist. From the description of Sergei Rachmaninoff letter, New York, to Princess Maria Dimitriv Gagarin, 1942 May 4. (Pennsylvania State University Lib...

Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942

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Mikhail Fokine, Russian dancer, choreographer, teacher, and ballet director, was born in St. Petersburg May 5, 1880. He was trained at the Imperial Theatre School, St. Petersburg where he graduated in 1898. He was a dancer and choreographer at the Maryinsky Theatre and teacher at the Imperial Theatre School. His choreography for the Maryinsky included The Dying Swan for Anna Pavlova and Le Pavillion d'Armide. From 1909-1912, Fokine was chief choreographer for Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev, p...

Kennedy, Elizabeth

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Riabushinskaia, Tatiana Fominichna.

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Pavloff, Michel, 1891-1981

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Pruna, Pere, 1904-1977

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Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972

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Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910

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Goncharova, Natalii︠a︡ Sergeevna, 1881-1962

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Russian avant-garde painter and designer for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. From the description of Costume design, 1914? (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 758880073 Natalii︠a︡ Sergeevna Goncharova attended the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture (1901-1909), where she studied sculpture. Goncharova was one of the organizers of the first Jack of Diamonds exhibition (1910) and of the later Donkey Tail exhibition (1912), among others. In 1914...

Lubov Tcherniceva

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Covent Garden, London

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Powell, Ray, 1925-2003

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Lopokova, Lydia

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Edgewater, Jane

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Covent Garden Russian Ballets

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Riabouchinska, Tatiana

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Théâtre Sarah Bernhardt (Paris, France)

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Psota, Ivo Váňa

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Mikhail Larionov

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Peter Tchaikovsky

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Spessivtzeva, Olga, 1895-1991

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Basil, W. de

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Nataliia Gontcharova.

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Satie, Erik, 1866-1925

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Satie arr. the Piège de Méduse to accompany the play in 1921; Sauguet met Satie ca. 1920. Cf. New Grove online. From the description of 7 dances du Piège de Méduse : piano : Erik Satie : manuscript, [after 1921] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 671537756 Charles Gounod's opéra-comique Le médecin malgré lui, with a libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, based on Molière's play, was first performed in 1858. For a revival at the Festival Français in Mont...

Haskell, Arnold L. (Arnold Lionel), 1903-1980

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Falla, Manuel

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Educational Ballet.

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Ballets russes de Monte Carlo

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Gavrilov, Aleksandr.

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Diaghilev, Serge

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Romanoff, Boris

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Covent Garden Theatre

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Thomas Harris, John Philip Kemble and others proprietors of the New Theatre Royal called Covent Garden Theatre. From the description of Grant for 85 years from Covent Garden Theatre to George Raikes of Cornhill, Esq. [manuscript], 1809 September 18. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 281643481 The Covent Garden Theatre was built by John Rich in London in 1732. Also known as the Royal Opera House. From the description of Documents concerning finance...

George Frideric Handel

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Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973

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Pablo Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist and theatre designer who spent most of his adult life in France. Regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, the co-invention of collage, and for the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore. Among his most famous works are the proto-Cubist Les Demoiselles d'Avignon...

Leonid Massine.

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Valerian Svetlov

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Covent Garden Russian Ballet.

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Alexander, Grant

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Aleksei Grigorievich Taldykin

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Gaskell, Sonia

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Doubrovska, Felia, 1896-1981

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Russian-American dancer and teacher. From the description of Papers, ca. 1919-1981. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122576181 Felia Doubrovska (Felizata Dlouzhnevska, Dluzhnevska), 1896-1981,was born in Russia and was trained at the Imperial Ballet School in St. Petersburg, graduating in 1913. She then joined the Maryinsky Ballet . In 1920 she left for Europe and danced with Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, where George Balanchine created roles for her...

Landau- Nikitina, Alice.

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Ashton, Frederick, Sir, 1904-1998

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Humphrey, Marguerita

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Larionov, Mikhail Fedorovich, 1881-1964

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Russian-born artist and stage designer, who co-founded the avant-garde Rayonist movement with Natalia Goncharova, in 1910. The couple relocated to Paris in 1914 and became primary designers for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. From the description of Letter, signed : Monte-Carlo, Monaco, to Natalia Goncharova, 30 April 1921. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68916791 ...

Empire Theatre

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Zverev, Nikolai

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Shervashidze, Aleksandr Konstantinovich, 1867-1968.

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Shervashidze was an artist who designed decors for the Imperial theaters in St. Petersburg, and for theaters in Paris and Brussels; he also collaborated with Di︠a︡gilev's Ballets Russes. From the description of Aleksandr Konstantinovich Shervashidze Papers, ca. 1918-1933. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 320410523 ...

Danilova, Aleksandra, 1907-

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Lichine, David

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David Lichine (1910-1972) was a noted choreographer, teacher, and dancer. He was born in Rostov-on-Don, in Russia. His family left Russia during the revolution and settled in Constantinople. He was later sent to Paris for his education, studying dance in Paris with Lubov Egorova and Bronislava Nijinska. He made his debut with Ida Rubinstein's Company in 1928 and with Anna Pavlova's company in 1930. Lichine danced with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo from 1932 to 1945, wh...

Milii Balakirev.

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Strauss, Johann

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Epithet: the younger, composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0003de Epithet: Composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000571.0x00000c ...

Shaw, Brian

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Tcherepnine, Nicolas, 1973-1945

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Somes, Michael, 1917-1994

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Dobujinskii, Mstislav Valerianovich, 1875-1957

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German Romantic composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to Fritz Simrock, Rome, 1881 Apr. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448491 From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to Elise. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122541007 19th century German Romantic composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Brahms to unidentified correspondent, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 12...