Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation research files, 1920-1989.


Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation research files, 1920-1989.

Projects notes, newsletters, auction and exhibition catalogs, offprints ofarticles and clippings, programs and invitations to exhibitions and receptions, and othermaterial assembled by the Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation for reference.

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Harper & Row, Publishers (corporateBody)

New York publishing company. From the description of Harper & Row, Publishers records, 1935-1973. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460880020 BIOGHIST REQUIRED New York publishing company. From the guide to the Harper & Row, Publishers Records, 1935-1973, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Published Sellin's book Capital punishment. From the description of Correspondence with Joh...

Perrot, Jules, 1810-1892 (person)

French dancer and choreographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [n.p., Paris?, n.d., ca. 1850?], to M. [Clémenceau de] St. Julien, [n.d., ca. 1850?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873619 ...

Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954 (person)

Matisse was born in 1869 to generations of weavers in Le Cateau-Cambrésis, a northern French town whose woolen mills constituted the main industry. He was raised in nearby Bohain, famous for its luxury fabrics. This early exposure to textiles would shape his visual language: examples from his own collection of carpets and cloths from Europe, Africa, and the Middle East would deeply inform his sense of color and pattern and appear in his compositions. Taking up painting after first studyin...

Manhattan Festival Ballet. (corporateBody)

Taras, John (person)

Fedor Lopukhov (person)

Sarabhai, Mrinalini (person)

Bonnefoux, Jean-Pierre (person)

The New York Baroque Dance Company (corporateBody)

Théâtre du Châtelet (corporateBody)

Danilova, Alexandra, 1907-1997 (person)

Ballerina and dance educator Aleksandra Dionisyevna Danilova (1903-1907) was born in Petergof, Russia. In 1911, she began studying dance at the Russian Imperial Ballet School in Leningrad. There she met George Balanchine, with whom she would maintain a life-long friendship. In 1920, Danilova danced with the Maryinsky Ballet. She joined Balanchine's Soviet State Dancers for a tour of Western Europe in 1924. In December of that year, Sergey Diaghilev brought both her and Balanchine into his acclai...

Roslavleva (person)

de Valois, Ninette, 1898-2001 (person)

Lobanov-Rostovsky, Nikita D. (person)

L¯il¯avat¯I. (person)

National Museum of Dance (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Sert, Misia, 1872-1950 (person)

Danielian, Leon, 1920- (person)

Caton, Edward, 1900-1981 (person)

Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942 (person)

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...

Mason, Francis, 1935- (person)

Epithet: Rear-Admiral; KCB British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x0001e8 Epithet: Captain; Admiral (1838), KCB British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x0001e7 ...

Committee for the Dance Collection. (corporateBody)

Béjart, Maurice (person)

Cordler and Ekstrom. (corporateBody)

Oukrainsky, Serge, 1886-1972 (person)

Dancer and choreographer. From the description of Papers, ca. 1916-1964. (Museum of Performance & Design). WorldCat record id: 430368592 ...

Hoffman, Gertrude W., 1871-1966 (person)

Gertrude Hoffman had a career as an actress, burlesquer, danseuse, and leader of a troupe of young dancers known as the "Hoffman Girls." This troupe achieved some notice in night club revues, and made tours to France and England in 1934 and 1939, respectively. From the description of Dance collection, [ca. 1900]-1939, 1921-1939 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155456264 ...

Pina Bausch. (person)

Basel Kunstmuseum. (corporateBody)

Grand Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona, Spain). (corporateBody)

Bortoluzzi, Paolo (person)

Ballets 1933 (corporateBody)

Legnani, Pierina, 1863-1923. (person)

Mr. Hollerbach. (person)

Fernandez, Felix Garcia. (person)

Maroth, Frederick J. (person)

Levinson, André, 1987-1933 (person)

Nina Alovert' (person)

Berenbeim, Glenn (person)

Gould, Diana (person)

Diana Gould was a television producer and scriptwriter. She was born in New York City and graduated from U.C.L.A. in 1967. She was an independent screenwriter and producer in Los Angeles where she helped to make "Dynasty," "Kay O'Brien," "Berrengers," "Jenny, I Love You -Goodbye," "The Other Women," and "I'll Take Manhattan." She was executive story consultant to "Knots Landing." She was a member of the Hollywood Women's Political Commission, the Temescal Canyon Association, and the Writers Guil...

Petroff, Paul (person)

Delaunay, Sonia (person)

French painter. From the description of Letters, 1923-1967. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79305505 ...

Nikolai Sergeev (person)

Harvard Theatre Collection (corporateBody)

Grolier Club (corporateBody)

The Grolier Club was founded in Jan. 23, 1884 by a group of seven New York City book collectors with the object, as stated in its constitution, "of literary study and promotion of the arts pertaining to the production of books." From its early days the Club has maintained a library related to collecting, bibliography and books about books. A library endowment fund (sometimes referred to as the "Library Fund) for the Grolier Club was first proposed in 1921, and the first fund-raising campaign amo...

Sequoio, Ronald (person)

Craft, Robert (person)

Epithet: conductor and writer on music British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x0001e6 ...

Ravel, Maurice (person)

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 ...

Marie Rambert Ballet. (corporateBody)

British Theatre Museum. (corporateBody)

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai 1844-1908 (person)

Russian composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 22 May 1907, to Albert Carré, 1907 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676159 From the description of "[N. Rimskiy-Korsakov'. Op. 51. / 1897.g. / N 4. / Krasavitsa. / (Dlya nizkago ili srednyago golosa.) / Pushkin.']" : autograph manuscript, 1897 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569004 From the description of Kamennïy gost'. Der steinerne Gast. Vstupleniye -- Vorspiel...

Office of the Mayor of the City of New York. (corporateBody)

Collis Henry Portnoff (person)

Volinine, Alexandre. (person)

Soudeikine, Serge (person)

Serge Soudekine [Sergei Yur´evich Sudeikin], 1883-1946 was a Russian-born set and costume designer for ballets and other theatrical productions. From the guide to the Drawings for theater productions, 1926-1945., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Spessivtzeva, Olga, 1895-1991 (person)

Littman, Robert R (person)

Serov, Valentin Aleksandrovich, 1865-1911 (person)

Franklin, Frederic, 1914-2013 (person)

Bournonville, August, 1805-1879 (person)

Chase, Lucia, 1897-1986 (person)

Lucia Hosmer Chase Ewing was born March 24, 1897 in Waterbury, Connecticut to Irving Hall Chase, President of Waterbury Clock Company, and Elizabeth Hosmer Kellogg Chase. Lucia was the middle child of five sisters: Marjorie, Eleanor (Mrs. Charles P. Taft), Elizabeth I. (Mrs. John Griffith Davies), and Dorothy (Mrs. Edward Carmody). Lucia was educated at St. Margaret's School and Bryn Mawr College. She then moved to New York City to study theatre at the Theatre Guild Scho...

Chauviré, Yvette 1917- (person)

Galina Panova. (person)

Sergievsky, Orest, 1911- (person)

Grigorovich, IUrii Nikolaevich, 1927- (person)

Lucas, Leighton, 1903-1982 (person)

Fokina, Vera Petrovna, 1886-1958 (person)

American Antiquarian Society (corporateBody)

The American Antiquarian Society was founded in Worcester, Mass., in 1812, largely through the efforts of Isaiah Thomas (1749-1831). The Society's original stated purpose was to "encourage the collection and preservation of the Antiquities of our country, and of curious and valuable productions in Art and Nature [that] have a tendency to enlarge the sphere of human knowledge." AAS from its inception attempted to be national in its collecting and its membership, which is by election....

Dalcroze (person)

Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil (corporateBody)

Vestris, Auguste, 1760-1842 (person)

Doris Humphrey (person)

Amy Trombly. (person)

Mississippi Museum of Art. (corporateBody)

Dolgushin, Nikita, 1938- (person)

Martin, John joseph, 1893- (person)

"John Martin (1893-1985) was the first critic to write full-time for a major American publication. His appointment to The New York Times demonstrated the importance of dance and hastened the development of dance criticism as an independent, specialized skill. As a tireless champion of modern dance, he helped establish it as a major American contribution to the arts. With remarkable foresight, after a period of disillusionment with the ballet, he predicted the course it could and did follow in re...

Michael Uthoff. (person)

Carleton College (Northfield, Minn.) (corporateBody)

Carleton was founded on October 12, 1866, by the General Conference of the Congregational Churches of Minnesota, which—after considering locations in Zumbrota, Mantorville, Cottage Grove, and Lake City—chose Northfield for the home of its new college. Carleton’s founder was Northfield businessman and Congregationalist Charles M. Goodsell, for whom the College’s observatory is named. It was he who encouraged the church to open a Minnesota college and he who donated part of its original 20 acre...

Isadora Duncan Heritage Group. (corporateBody)

Century Theatre. (corporateBody)

Zorina, Vera, 1917-2003 (person)

Vera Zorina (1917-2003) was a ballet dancer, a movie and musical theater actress, a choreographer, and an opera director. She was born Eva Brigitta Hartwig in Berlin on January 2, 1917 to a German father, Frederick Hartwig, and Norwegian mother, Bille Hartwig (née Abigael Johanne Wimpelmann). In 1933 she joined Col. W. de Basil's Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo where her stage name was changed to Vera Zorina. She was married to George Balanchine from 1938 to 1946. After divorcing him she married com...

Denby, Edwin, 1903-1983 (person)

Robert Ossorio. (person)

Northeastern university Boston, Mass. (corporateBody)

Walska, Ganna (person)

Ganna Walska (née Hanna Puacz; 1887-1984) was apparently a good friend of Alma Mahler. Bernard was, according to the clipping included here, Walska's fourth husband; they divorced around 1946. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1941-1964. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864739 ...

Tchernicheva, Lubov (person)

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...

Tarnay, Linda (person)

Shook, Karel (person)

Dance Magazine (corporateBody)

Idzikowski, Stanislas (person)

Da Capo Press, Inc. (corporateBody)

Tudor, Antony, 1909-1987 (person)

Antony Tudor, British dancer, choreographer, and teacher, was born William Cook in London, April 4, 1909. His training began in 1928 with Marie Rambert and continued with Pearl Argyle, Harold Turner, and Margaret Craske. His career included: dancer and choreographer for Ballet Club (later Ballet Rambert) from 1930-1937; founder and choreographer of London Ballet, 1937-1940; resident choreographer of Ballet Theatre (later American Ballet Theatre), New York, 1939-1950; artistic director, Royal Swe...

Acocella, Joan Ross (person)

Gruen, John. (person)

John Jonas Gruen born Sept. 12, 1926 in Paris, France. Educated in Europe and the United States. Mr. Gruen is a portrait photographer; art, dance and music critic. He has written countless articles, reviews, interviews, monograhs and essays for many national and international periodicals. He has lectured extensively at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York among other museums, schools and universities and hosted a dance-interview radio program--The Sound of Dance--over WNCN. Fro...

Kaye, Nora, 1920-1987 (person)

Macdonald, Nesta (person)

Nesta Macdonald (1914- ) is a historian of Russian ballet From the guide to the Nesta Macdonald collection, 1881-1994, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) ...

Royal Ballet. (corporateBody)

Institute of contemporary art Boston, Mass. (corporateBody)

Art foundation and organization; Boston, Mass. Originally known as the Institute of Modern Art until 1948. Changed its name and became more active in industrial design. From the description of Institute of Contemporary Art records, 1936-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78813609 ...

Pierre Lartigue. (person)

Christensen, Lew, 1909-1984 (person)

Lew Christensen was a dancer, choreographer, teacher and ballet director. Caccialanza danced with the American Ballet, Ballet Caravan, Ballet Society, and San Francisco Ballet. Christensen and Caccialanza were married. From the description of Christensen-Caccialanza papers, 1903-1991. (Museum of Performance & Design). WorldCat record id: 430364157 ...

Pennsylvania Ballet (corporateBody)

In 1962, Barbara Weisberger, a protégé of George Balanchine, started the School of the Pennsylvania Ballet to train dancers for her forthcoming dance company. The “Philadelphia Ballet” was officially founded the following year, although a legal dispute with a school of a similar name led her to change the company’s name to The Pennsylvania Ballet. George Balanchine served as artistic advisor and the Ford Foundation provided the funds to help the struggling company establish itself. ...

Mišković, Milorad, 1928- (person)

Revalles, Flore (person)

Melanie Grebeldinger. (person)

Natalie Molostvoff. (person)

Sommers, Ben. (person)

Bauchant, André, 1873-1958 (person)

Thierry Bodin. (person)

Markevitch, Igor, 1812-1983 (person)

Renault, Michel (person)

Nicolai Legat (person)

Buckle, Richard (person)

Epithet: ballet critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001ca ...

Ludmilla, Anna. (person)

Magallanes, Nicholas (person)

Shabelevsky, Yurek (person)

Augusta-Richmond County Museum. (corporateBody)

Feld, Eliot (person)

Rieti, Vittorio, 1898-1994 (person)

Commissioned by the Louisville Philharmonic Society under a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. Composed 1953. First performance Louisville, 16 October 1954, The Louisville Orchestra, Robert Whitney conductor. Dedicated to the Louisville Orchestra.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Introduzione e gioco delle ore / Vittorio Rieti. [1953] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53472383 Originally composed as Chess Serenade, suite for two pian...

Dowell, Anthony (person)

newsletters (corporateBody)

Ballet UAB. (corporateBody)

Holgar Linden (person)

Kochno, Boris (person)

Boris Kochno, 1904-1990, was a close friend of Serge Diaghliev, serving as his secretary until the latter's death in 1929. From the guide to the Fonds Kochno [microform], ca. 1911-1929, (The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.) ...

Montevecchi, Liliane (person)

Bujones, Fernando, 1955-2005 (person)

Ashton, Frederick, 1904-1988 (person)

Cooper-Hewitt Museum. (corporateBody)

Collecting area: Design, decorative arts, and textiles. The Cooper-Hewitt Museum is the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Design. From the description of Repository description. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155474737 ...

School of American Ballet (corporateBody)

Jasinski, Roman, 1912-1991 (person)

Kansas City Ballet (corporateBody)

Astier, Régine. (person)

Chaliapin, Fyodor Ivanovich, 1873-1938 (person)

Russian bass. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Buffalo, 27 January 1923, to Boris Grigorieff in Paris, 1923 Jan. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564266 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Paris, 23 February 1931, to Harper [&] Brothers, Publishers, in New York, 1931 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564270 ...

Mordkin, Mikhail, 1881-1944 (person)

Russian-born ballet dancer who performed with the Ballets Russes and Anna Pavlova and later founded the Mordkin School of Dance in New York. From the description of Papers, ca.1885-1979. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122408583 Mikhail Mikhailovich Mordkin, Russian dancer and teacher, was born in Moscow on December 9, 1880 into the family of the violinist of the Imperial Theatres. At the age of nine he entered Moscow Imperial Ballet School. Upon ...

Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973 (person)

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...

Barnes, Clive, 1927- (person)

Rubinstein, Ida, 1885?-1960 (person)

Nijinska, Irina (person)

National Gallery of Art (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Art museum; Washington, D.C. From the description of National Gallery of Art exhibition catalog, 1910. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553233 ...

Lloyd, Maude, 1908- (person)

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

Pliset︠s︡kai︠a︡, Maĭi︠a︡, 1926- (person)

Maya Plisetskaya, a leading ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet during the Cold War era, became famous throughout the world as a result of her extensive touring and appearances in ballet films. Born in Moscow in 1925, Plisetskaya attended the Bolshoi Theatre Ballet School and would join the company as a soloist in 1943. She was refused permission to tour with the company for six years, but in 1959 was finally permitted to tour in the United States and eventually she perfor...

Caron, Leslie (person)

Robert Gottlieb. (person)

New Jersey State Museum (corporateBody)

Toumanova,Tamara 1919-1996 (person)

Philadelphia orchestra (corporateBody)

Duff, Juliet, Lady, 1881-1965 (person)

Born in 1881, Lady Juliet Duff was the daughter of the Fourth Earl of Lonsdale. In 1903, she married Sir Robin Duff. Sir Duff was killed in action in 1914. Lady Duff married Major Kenneth Trevor in 1919 and divorced him in 1926. She is best known for her friendships with Maurice Baring, Hilaire Belloc, and Winston Churchill. From the description of Lady Juliet Duff commonplace book, 1916. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 47196497 ...

Kirstein, Lincoln (person)

American ballet director, writer, and dance historian, 1907-1995. Lincoln Kirstein was born in Rochester, NY, educated at Harvard (B.A. 1929, M.A. 1930). He married Fidelma Cadmus, sister of artist, Paul Cadmus, in 1941 and served in the U.S. Army 1943-45. He co-founded School of American Ballet with George Balanchine and Edward M.M. Warburg in 1934. Participated in the founding and/or direction of American Ballet in 1935, Ballet Caravan 1936-41, Ballet Society in 1946, and became general direct...

Ballet Fore. (corporateBody)

Fuller, Loïe, 1862-1928 (person)

American dancer who flourished in Paris in late 19th century, and was an agressive promoter of Rodin in America. Friend of the Rodins for over 25 years and an occasional model for his work. Particularly interested in lighting effects on draperies. Author of QUINZE ANS DE MA VIE, Paris: F. Juren, [1908]. From the description of Rodin, poet, philosopher, artist, colourist, thinker, sculptor, author, peasant, and prophet : corrected typescript, ca. 1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7...

Chalif, Edward (person)

Théâtre National de L'Opéra-Comique (corporateBody)

Cuevas, George de, marquis, 1885-1961 (person)

Debolt, James (person)

Vaughan, David, 1924-.... (person)

Choreographer, dancer. From the description of Reminiscences of David Vaughn : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309735411 ...

Smakov, Gennady (person)

Gennady Smakov, scholar, translator and author, died at the age of 48 in 1988 in the United States. He was born in the U.S.S.R., educated at Leningrad State University, and became a lecturer at the Institute of Theater, Music and Cinema. He emigrated to the U.S.A. in 1975. He wrote articles about theater and dance for American periodicals and was the author of two books, Baryshnikov:From Russia to the West, 1981, and The Great Russian Dancers, 1984. He was working on a biography of Marius Petipa...

Astaf'eva, Serafima Aleksandrovna (person)

Satie, Erik, 1866-1925 (person)

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...

Mayer, Charles S. (person)

Peretti, Serge (person)

Astaire, Fred, 1899-1987 (person)

Fred Astaire (b. Frederick Austerlitz May 10, 1899, Omaha, NE–d. June 22, 1987, Los Angeles, CA) was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential dancers in the history of film and television musicals. His stage and subsequent film and television careers spanned a total of 76 years, during which he starred in more than 10 Broadway and London musicals, made 31 musical films, 4 television specials, and issued num...

Davis & Long Company (corporateBody)

Tetley, Glen (person)

Nagy, Ivan, 1943-2014 (person)

Gris, Juan, 1887-1927 (person)

Spanish painter and lithographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870925 Spanish painter. From the description of Letters sent by Juan Gris, 1918-1924. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79630325 ...

Duke, Vernon, 1903-1969 (person)

< Born Vladimir Alexandrovitch Dukelsky, Parafianove, Minsk 1916 1919 Studied composition with Reinhold Glière and Marian Dombrovsky at the Kiev Conservatory 1920 Fled the Revolution with his family, settling first in Constantinople ...

New York City Ballet (corporateBody)

The New York City Ballet is the brainchild of Lincoln Kirstein, who envisioned an American Ballet of young native dancers, trained and schooled to perform new, modern repertory. The company now performs 23 weeks of the year under the direction of Peter Martins. For further information see From the guide to the New York City Ballet records, 1934-1976, (The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.) The New York City Ballet ...

Taylor, Paul, 1930-.... (person)

Hightower, Rosella (person)

Isaiah Sheffer (person)

Banff Centre for the Arts (corporateBody)

Jasinski, Roman, 1912-1991 (person)

Poulenc, Francis (person)

Composer. From the description of Francis Poulenc autograph letter to [Jay S. Harrison], [1953] July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 476902904 French composer. From the description of Discours du Général / (Les Mariés de la Tour Eiffel) / Francis Poulenc / (1921). Avril 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568728 From the description of Autograph note signed on his visiting card, dated : [Paris, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, [n.d.]. (Unkn...

Moncion, Francisco (person)

Serge Oukrainsky. (person)

Vladimir Dukelsky. (person)

Boris Kochno (person)

Alliance française de New-York. (corporateBody)

Vicente Garcia-Marquez (person)

Gosling, Nigel, 1909-1982 (person)

Louisville Ballet. (corporateBody)

Rolf de Maré. (person)

D'Amboise, Jacques, 1934- (person)

Picasso, Olga (person)

Larionov, Mikhail Fedorovich, 1861-1884 (person)

Nancy Van Norman-Baer (person)

Ballet Shop. (corporateBody)

Fizdale, Robert (person)

Cecchetti, Enrico, 1850-1928 (person)

Geva, Tamara (person)

Carla Fracci. (person)

Panaieff, Michel (person)

Tallchief, Marjorie, 1926- (person)

Ballerina Marjorie Tallchief (b. Oct. 19, 1926, Denver, CO) grew up in Fairfax, OK and Los Angeles, CA and is a member of the Osage Nation. She trained under Bronislava Nijinska and David Lichine and was the first Native American to be "première danseuse étoile" of the Paris Opera Ballet. Following her stage career, she taught at the Dallas Ballet and was dance director at the Dallas Ballet, the Chicago Ballet School, and the Harid Conservatory. She was married to choreographer and director, Geo...

Panov, Valery, 1938- (person)

Dolin, Anton, 1904-1983 (person)

Anton Dolin (1904-1983) was an English ballet dancer, teacher and choreographer. He started his career with Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in 1921 and became one of the principal dancers for the company. Later, together with another Ballets Russes dancer Alicia Markova, he established Markova-Dolin Ballet. Dolin was instrumental in establishing London Festival Ballet (later English National Ballet). He also ocassionally appeared on stage as an actor. From the guide to the Anton Dol...

National Union Catalog of Manuscripts. (corporateBody)

Frankfurt, Wilhelmina (person)

Leon Bakst (person)

Julie Rosen. (person)

Laing, Hugh (person)

Hugh Laing was born on June 6, 1911 in Barbados, British West Indies as Hugh Morris Alleyne Skinner. Laing moved to London in 1931, and enrolled in Marie Rambert's Ballet Club (later Ballet Rambert) in 1933. In 1938, Laing became a member of a short-lived troupe in the London Ballet, where he danced in his fellow dancer and choreographer Antony Tudor's Gala Performance and Judgment of Paris. The following year, upon the suggestion of fellow performer and director Agnes DeMille, Lain...

Haakon, Paul (person)

International Center of Photography. (corporateBody)

Sorell, Walter, 1905-1997 (person)

Biographical note: Austrian emigre writer. Sorell was a theater critic, book reviewed, and writer in his native Vienna. As a Jew and a Social Democrat, he had to leave Austria in 1938, reaching the United States by way of London. In New York City and Hollywood, he was a writer, handwriting analyst, translator, critic, and journalist. He received a MFA from Columbia University in 1955. From 1958 to 1972 he was an instructor for theater and dance at Columbia University, te...

Paris Opera Ballet. (corporateBody)

De Chirico, Giorgio, 1888-1978 (person)

Italian painter. From the description of Assortimento di verita (essay), ca. 1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81610064 Greek-born Italian painter. From the description of Assortimento di verità : autograph manuscript signed, [after 1943]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870147 ...

Skibine, George, 1920-1981 (person)

Tobin, Robert L. B. (person)

Guest, Ivor (person)

Petit, Roland, 1924- (person)

Deborah Menaker. (person)

Jouhandeau, Élise, 1888- (person)

Frankie Levy. (person)

Suzan Moss (person)

St. Martin's Press. (corporateBody)

Massine, Leonide, 1896- (person)

Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868 (person)

Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti after Charles Perrault's Cendrillon and librettos by Charles-Guillaume Etienne for Nicolas Isouard's Cendrillon and Francesco Fiorini for Stefano Pavesi's Agatina, o La virtù premiata; first performed in Rome at the Teatro Valle, 25 January 1817; the Holtei translation first performed in Berlin 20 October 1825. Cf. A. Loewenberg. Annals of opera. From the description of Aschenbrödel : komische Oper in zwei Acten, für die Darstellung auf der Königstädt...

Cincinatti Ballet. (corporateBody)

Croce, Arlene (person)

Oboukhoff, Anatole (person)

Huntoon, Irene (person)

Marcel Dekker, Inc. (corporateBody)

American ballet theatre (corporateBody)

The American Ballet Theatre is an American ballet company founded by Oliver Smith and Lucia Chase in 1940. From the guide to the American Ballet Theatre Programs, 1940-1979, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Ballet Theatre, an outgrowth of the Mordkin Ballet which started in 1937 as an outlet for the students from Mikhail Mordkin's school, was inaugarated with Richard Pleasant as director in the fall of 1939. Its stated goal was to ...

Arthur Gold. (person)

Petipa, Marius, 1818-1910 (person)

Ballets de Monte-Carlo (corporateBody)

Françoise Stancin-Reiss. (person)

Korovin, Konstantin Alekseevich, 1861-1939 (person)

Konstantin Alekseyevich Korovin (Russian: Константи́н Алексе́евич Коро́вин, first name often spelled Constantin; 5 December [O.S. 23 November] 1861 – 11 September 1939) was a leading Russian Impressionist painter. Konstantin was born in Moscow to a merchant family officially registered as "peasants of Vladimir Gubernia". His father, Aleksey Mikhailovich Korovin, earned a university degree and was more interested in arts and music than in the family business established by Konstantin's grandfa...

Pagava, Ethéry. (person)

Cohen, Selma Jeanne, 1920-2005 (person)

Selma Jeanne Cohen was born in Chicago, IL in 1920. She received an A.A. degree from Stephens College and an A.B., M.A., and Ph.D. (in English) from the University of Chicago. Cohen was the only child of Frank and Minnie Cohen. Her interest in dance began early in her life, but her lack of natural talent turned her away from dancing to the study of the history of dance. In the late 1940s, after earning her doctorate in English Literature, she took her first teaching assignment at University of C...

Veroli, Patrizia (person)

Bakst, Léon, 1866-1924 (person)

Russian artist. From the description of Léon Bakst autograph letter to unidentified recipient, 1922 June 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 528674978 Ballet, theater and opera designer, and artist Leon Bakst (1866-1924) was born in Grodno, Russia and studied art in St. Petersburg and in Paris. Some of Bakst's best-known works were for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. He died at his home in Paris. From the guide to the Leon Bakst designs, ca. 1911-1923, (The New...

Alexander Bland (person)

Ladré, Marian (person)

Legat, Nikolaĭ Gustavovich, 1869-1937 (person)

Rerikh, Nikolai Konstantinovich, 1874-1947. (person)

Loring, Eugene, 1914- (person)

American ballet dancer and teacher, Leon Danielian (1920-1997) enjoyed an especially varied career as a performer, but is best known for his long association with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Danielian was a native New Yorker of Armenian ancestry, who, with his sister Hercelia, studied ballet as a child with an influential teacher, Madame Seda. She later would send the Danielians to Mikhail Mordkin for additional training and both would join his troupe, the Mordkin Ballet, when ...

Montez, Lola, 1818-1861 (person)

Irish dancer, actress, lecturer, writer, and political activist, Lola Montez was also known as Marie Dolores Eliza (or Elisa) Rosanna Gilbert, Maria Dolores Parris Montez, and Comtesse de Landsfeld. From the description of Lectures and correspondence of Lola Montez, 1842-1950 (inclusive), 1842-1858 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612379070 Born Marie Eliza Gilbert in Ireland, Lola Montez was an internationally-known dancer who performed in San Francisco and various mi...

Michel, Georges-Michel, 1883-1985 (person)

University of Surrey (corporateBody)

Morlacchi, Giuseppina, 1836-1886 (person)

Losch, Tilly, 1904-1975 (person)

Argyle, Pearl, 1910-1947 (person)

Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972 (person)

Nureyev, Rudolf, 1938-1993 (person)

Limón, José. (person)

Saint-Léon, Arthur, 1821-1870 (person)

Lissim, Simon, 1900-1981 (person)

Artist and stage designer who emigrated from Russia to France in 1919, and from France to the United States in 1941. From the description of Simon Lissim Papers, ca. 1919-1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 320409768 Porcelain, theater, and metalwork designer. Born, Kiev, Russia, 1900. Lissim left Russia in 1919 and moved to Paris where he resided until 1940. In all of Lissim's designs, his appreciation for nature is apparent in his use o...

Braque, Georges, 1882-1963 (person)

French painter. From the description of Letter, 1905 July 13, Honfleur. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80147574 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Varengeville, to John Rewald, 1951 Oct. 4 and [1956 Sept. 19]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870407 From the description of Letter, 1925. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78558538 ...

Berners Lord (person)

English composer, writer, and painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Faringdon House (Berks.), [n.y.] to Mr. [Otto M.] Kling [at J. &amp; . W. Chester] [n.y., 1915-1924] Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672667 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Faringdon House (Berks.), and [London], to Mme [Louise] Alvar to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1923 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270672663 British composer. ...

Martins, Peter (person)

Feld Ballet (corporateBody)

Dobuzhinskiĭ, Mstislav Valerianovich, 1875-1957 (person)

Mstislav Valerianovich Dobuzhinskiĭ (1875-1957) was a Russian-born stage designer and painter who lived in New York City. From the description of Mstislav Valerianovich Dobuzhinskiĭ papers, ca. 1914-1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122314057 Painter and stage designer. From the description of Mstislav Valerianovich Dobuzhinskii Papers, ca. 1910-1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 320409492 Mstislav Valerianovich...

Grand Casino de Vichy. (corporateBody)

Makletsova, Kseniia Petrovna, 1890-1974 (person)

Skaggs Foundation. (corporateBody)

Sadler's Wells Ballet (corporateBody)

Theilade, Nini (person)

Sauguet, Henri, 1901-1989 (person)

French composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Paris, 4 Nov. 1935, to [Comte Etienne de Beaumont], 1935 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668793 From the description of "Henri Sauguet / Musique pour / L'épervier / Film de Marcel L'Herbier. / Partition d'orchestre / 1933" : autograph manuscript, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270569167 Henri Sauguet, French composer. For two pianos. Composed 1932. ...

Astruc, Gabriel, 1864-1938 (person)

French impresario, publisher, journalist, and Director of the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées (Paris) in 1913. From the description of Papers, 1904-1925, 1907-1914 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122467726 March 14, 1864Born in Bordeaux, France ca. 1877-1881Educated at the Lycegrave;e Fontanes, Paris. 1881Briefly worked for Enoch Fregrave;res et Costallat, music publishers, in Paris. ca. 1882-?Wor...

Parmenia Migel Ekstrom (person)

Joos Ballet. (corporateBody)

Gregory, Cynthia (person)

Nijinksy (person)

Riverside Productions (corporateBody)

Jones, Robert Edmund (person)

Robert Edmond Jones was born in 1887, and spent his career as a theater set designer. He also worked on the production of early Technicolor films as a color consultant. As a stage designer, Jones is best known for his simplified sets that complemented the action of a production and his dramatic use of color in costuming and lighting. From the description of Robert Edmond Jones papers, 1916 - 1963. (Wesleyan University). WorldCat record id: 299159602 Jones graduated from Harv...

Sakharoff, A. (Alexandre), 1886-1963 (person)

Alexandre Sakharoff (1886-1963), a Russian dancer and teacher, and Clotilde von Derp Sakharoff (1892-1974), a German dancer and teacher, were dance partners who toured widely and developed a distinctive form and style of dance called abstract pantomine. They met in 1911 and were married in 1919. Alexandre choreographed and designed all the costumes for the team, drawing his inspiration from mythology and renaissance paintings. After World War II they went to Rome and established a school of danc...

Spanish dance. (person)

Hodson, Millicent (person)

Slavenska, Mia (person)

Bearden, Nanette (person)

Romanoff, Nikita (person)

Meeker, Marylin. (person)

Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1992 (person)

Lady Albery. (person)

Eglevsky, André. (person)

Elizabeth Sussman. (person)

Morris, Mark, 1956- (person)

Johnson, Bette (person)

Lidova, Irène. (person)

Adele Astaire. (person)

Krasovskaya. (person)

Riabouchinska, Tatiana (person)

Miró, Joan, 1893-1983 (person)

Spanish painter. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Mallorca, to John Rewald, 1971 Dec. 26 and 1972 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871537 French painter. From the description of Aidez l'Espagne (poster), 1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83814624 ...

Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 (person)

Richard Strauss (1864-1949) was a German composer. From the description of Richard Strauss audiocassette, undated [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391808 This work was premiered in Munich on November 28, 1883, Hermann Levi conducting. Lahee's Annals of Music in America and Mueller's compendium of the repertoire of 27 major U.S. orchestras make no mention of a U.S. performance. Theodore Thomas conducted the world premiere of Richard Strauss's second sympho...

Fallis, Barbara (person)

Renaissance house. (corporateBody)

Baldwin, Donna (person)

Grands ballets canadiens (corporateBody)

Linden, Anya (person)

Stephen (person)

Epithet: butler to William Title: 3rd Earl of Albemarle British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000299.0x000395 Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000387.0x0001e5 Epithet: Prior of Bruton, county Somerset British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : ...

Music Hall (corporateBody)

Terry, Walter. (person)

Walter Terry (b. 1913 – d. 1982) was a prolific writer and dance critic. His interest in the performing arts began during his college years at the University of North Carolina, where he majored in drama and minored in music. In 1936, he was hired as a dance critic at the Boston Herald. His first assignment was to cover the activities at the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, located in the Berkshires in Massachusetts. There he met and shared a friendship with the founder and artistic director Ted Sh...

Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881 (person)

Russian composer. From the description of "[Khovanshchina / narodnaya muzïkalnaya drama. / M. Musorgski / 6ya Kartina / Sosnovïy bor' Skit'. Lunnaya noch.']." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919862 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : near the Dnieper Estuary (Bug-Ingul), Nikolayev, and Kherson, 3-15 August 1879, to Maria Fyodorova and to Pavel and Sergei Naumov, 1879 Aug. 3-15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270902292 Text in Russian by Coun...

Nikolai Rerikh. (person)

LeClercq, Tanaquil. (person)

Lifar, Serge, 1905-1986 (person)

Russian dancer and choreographer. From the description of Serge Lifar autograph letter to Leonide Massine, ca. 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 370392712 Serge Lifar, dancer, choreographer and author, was born in Kiev, Russia in 1905. He studied with Bronislava Nijinska, who brought him to Paris in 1923 where he joined Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. He became a protege of Diaghilev, was named premiere danseur in 1925, and remained with the company through it s last season i...

Jamison, Judith (person)

Dancer and choreographer Judith Jamison was born on May 10, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Tessie Brown Jamison and John Jamison, Sr. While encouraged by her parents to study the piano and violin, Jamison gravitated towards ballet. At the age of six, Jamison began taking lessons at the Judimar School of Dance in Philadelphia. She went on to study the techniques of African American dance pioneer Katherine Dunham. Jamison graduated from Germantown High School in Philadelphia, and enrolled a...

Anisfeld, Boris Israelevich, 1879-1973 (person)

Born in Russia, Anisfeld was a sculptor, painter, and set designer. He studied at the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg (1901-1909) and was involved with book design and illustration before changing his course of study to stage design. In 1911, Serge Diaghilev of the Ballet Russe asked him to design the ballet production of Sadko . Anisfeld created designs for the New York Metropolitan Opera, including The Snow Maiden in 1922. He also taught at the Chicago Art Institute. From the gui...

Ernst, Max, 1891-1976 (person)

German-French Surrealist painter. From the description of Letter : Sedona, to Alfred Barr, 1947 Nov. 19. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77955633 Max Ernst (1891-1976) was a painter and sculptor, from New York, N.Y. From the description of Max and Dorothea Ernst letters concerning Max Ernst's American citizenship status, [ca. 1957]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122403886 German painter. From the description of Letter, ca. 19...

Harkness Ballet (corporateBody)

Joffrey Ballet. (person)

Fauré, Gabriel, 1845-1924 (person)

French composer. From the description of 3e Valse Caprice. Aout 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270563225 From the description of Letters to Paul Dukas, 1903-1923 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702195517 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Evian-les-Bains, to unidentified friends, 1916 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576781 From the description of Autograph letters signed (3), dated : Monte Carlo, 1 ...

Alonso, Alicia (person)

Teatervidenskabelige Institut. (corporateBody)

Lichine, David (person)

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...

Gollner, Nana (person)

Chauve-Souris. (corporateBody)

Contemporary Dance Theatre (corporateBody)

Taruskin, Richard (person)

De Mille, Agnes (person)

Agnes George de Mille was born in New York City, September 18, 1905, daughter of film producer, William de Mille and Anna (George) de Mille, daughter of economist Henry George. When Agnes was nine years old the family moved to Hollywood where her uncle, Cecil B. de Mille, was a motion picture director. Agnes entered university at age sixteen graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a degree in English. Although she began dancing in her early teens, it was not ...

Ida Rubinstein. (person)

Vera Stravinsky (person)

Gaëtan Vestris. (person)

Goncharova, Natalii︠a︡ Sergeevna, 1881-1962 (person)

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...

Lambert, Constant (person)

English composer, conductor, and writer on music. From the description of Autograph postcards and postal cards signed (9), and Valentine cards signed (2), dated : [London, Marseille, Toulon and Paris, 1919-1931] and [n.p., n.d.], to Nina Hamnett, 1919-1931, 1929 Dec. 21 and 1930 Apr. 20 andn.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270667102 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London June 3 1929], to Mme [Louise] Alvar, 1929 June 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

Wilson, Sallie (person)

Koslov, Leonid (person)

Babilée, Jean, 1923-2014 (person)

Lucien Petipa. (person)

De Falla, Manuel (person)

Manuel de Falla was a Spanish classical composer. Ricardo Vinès was a Spanish pianist. From the description of [Postcard, 1921 avril 4 to] Ricardo Vinès / Manuel de Falla. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191100808 Spanish composer. From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : Granada, 30 December 1922, to O.M. Kling [at J. &amp; W. Chester], 1922 Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576695 From the description of Autograph note...

Nikitina, Alice (person)

Youskevitch, Igor, 1912-1994 (person)

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...

Karsavina, Tamara (person)

Marinel, Inna (person)

Karnilova, Maria (person)

Fortuny, Mariano, 1871-1949 (person)

Leslie Getz. (person)

Beriosova, Svetlana, 1932- (person)

Wadsworth Atheneum. (corporateBody)

Art museum; Hartford, Conn. Established 1842 to house the collection of Daniel Wadsworth, a painter and collector. The museum grew considerably with gifts from J.P. Morgan into a premiere institution of American fine and decorative arts. Formerly known as Wadsworth Atheneum and Morgan Memorial. From the description of Wadsworth Atheneum scrapbooks, 1899-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502531 ...

Katcharoff, Michel (person)

Petipa, Jean Antoine, 1796-1855 (person)

Bowlt, John E. (person)

Huckenpahler, Victoria, 1945-.... (person)

Kirov Ballet. (corporateBody)

Mérode, Cléo de, 1875-1966. (person)

Pavlova, Anna, 1881-1931 (person)

Ballerina. From the description of Anna Pavlova collection, 1909-[ongoing]. (Museum of Performance &amp; Design). WorldCat record id: 430368594 Anna Pavlova was a Russian ballet dancer. Gabriel Astruc was a French producer, publisher, talent manager and founder of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. Between 1907 and 1913 Astruc also handled a variety of theatrical business matters for Serge Diaghilev, including publicity, contract negotiations, financial backing, negotiations fo...

New York Public Library (corporateBody)

The New York Pubic Library purchased Arthur A. Schomburg's collection of books, pamphlets, prints and photographs in 1926 with funds from the Carnegie Corporation and housed at the 135th Street Branch Library of The New York Public Library. L. Hollingsworth Wood was appointed in 1925 by the Board of Trustees of The New York Public Library to purchase and provide guidelines for the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature. Members of the Advisory Committee of the Arthur A. Schomburg Collection, i...

Robbins, Jerome (person)

American dancer, choreographer, and ballet master. From the description of Jerome Robbins scrapbooks [microform]. 1937-1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81722948 From the description of Jerome Robbins scrapbooks. 1986-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79096064 American ballet dancer and choreographer primarily associated with American Ballet Theatre in the 1940s and the New York City Ballet since 1949; also, theatrical director and choreographer whose producti...

Baryshnikov, Mikhail, 1948- (person)

Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948- ) is a Russian-American dancer, choreographer and actor. Born in Riga, he received his early training at the Vaganova Academy in Leningrad. He joined the Kirov ballet in 1967. Recognizing his talent, Soviet choreographers soon began creating works for him. In 1974 while on tour with the Bolshoi ballet, Baryshnikov moved to Canada and joined the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. After appearing as a guest artist with several companies, he began dancing with the New Yo...

Page, Ruth (person)

Ruth Page, American dancer, choreographer, and director of ballet companies, was born in 1899, the daughter of a physician in Indiana. Her dance studies began with local teachers in Indianapolis. Like many a young girl, she was inspired by seeing Anna Pavlova perform, and actually did perform with the legendary dancer's troupe during a tour to South America in 1918. Her training continued in Chicago with Adolph Bolm who created The Birthday of the Infanta for her, dancing the role with Bolm's Ba...

Shervashidze, Aleksandr, 1867-1968 (person)

David Vaughan (person)

Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Ballet (corporateBody)

Manhattan School of Dance. (corporateBody)

Balanchine, George (person)

Ballet dancer and ballet and theater choreographer; the major ballet figure in the twentieth century. From the description of Correspondence and contracts, 1949-1966. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122533853 George Balanchine (1904-1983) was a Russian-American dancer and choreographer. In 1921 he graduated from the Theatre School in Petrograd. He left Russia in 1924, and the same year he was engaged by Serge Diaghilev as a choreographer for his company Ballet...

Ballets russes (corporateBody)

The Ballets russes, founded by Serge Diaghilev in Paris in 1909, toured Spain and Portugal in 1917-1918, performing in Lisbon in December, 1918. From the description of Payroll for Ballets russes performances in Portugal, 1918 Dec. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162736 From the description of Payroll for Ballets russes performances in Portugal, 1918 Dec. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82981905 ...

Mr. Waldman. (person)

Swaboda, Maria Yurieva. (person)

Nijinsky, Vaslaw, 1890-1950 (person)

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 ...

Makarova, Natalia, 1940-.... (person)

Lopokova, Lydia, 1892-1981 (person)

Russian ballerina who left Russia to dance with Diagileva's Ballets Russes. She married Randolfo Barrochi (div. 1925) and subsequently married John Maynard Keynes in 1925. She danced with various English companies and was partly responsible for the creation of English national dance companies. From the description of [Letters] / Lydia Keynes. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 259483946 ...

Gilmour, Sally. (person)

Didier Gobillot (person)

Stuttgart Ballet. (corporateBody)

Maywood, Augusta, 1825-1877? (person)

Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation (corporateBody)

Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation was established in New York in the 1950s by dance scholar and writer Parmenia Migel, known in the dance world as Mrs. Parmenia Ekstrom. The foundation collected material related to careers of Igor Stravinsky and Serge Diaghilev, and Ballets Russes, organized exhibitions on dance, and promoted dance research. From the description of Stravinsky-Diaghilev Foundation research files, 1920-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612795122 ...

Robilant, Claire Hessleine de. (person)

Alanova, Durine. (person)

Diana Byer. (person)

Dalbaicín, María. (person)

Swift, Mary Grace. (person)

Valentina Kozlova. (person)

Nijinsky, Kyra (person)

Nabokov, Nicolas, 1903- (person)

Cordier & Ekstrom. (corporateBody)

San Francisco Fine Arts Museum. (corporateBody)

Argentinita (person)

Douglas, Carolyn. (person)

Hurok, Sol (person)

McBride, Patricia, 1942- (person)

Grigorʹev, S. L. (Sergeĭ Leonidovich), 1883-1968 (person)

Sergei Leonidovich Grigoriev (1883-1968) was a Russian-born character dancer and rehearsal director, who primarily became known as the indispensable régisseur of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. He served in that capacity from 1909 to 1929. His responsibilities included signing contracts with dancers, composers, artists and other personnel, organizing and conducting rehearsals, supervising numerous aspects of productions, and serving as a mediator between Diaghilev and the members of the company. Aft...

Serge Diaghilev. (person)

Saunder, Remi (person)

Adams, J. Vassall (person)

Doubrovska, Felia, 1896-1981 (person)

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...

Cullbergbaletten. (corporateBody)

Slonimsky (person)

Beecham, Thomas, 1879-1961 (person)

Contemporary Masters Gallery (person)

Saratoga Performing Arts Center (corporateBody)

National Ballet of Cuba. (corporateBody)

Wollheim, Eric (person)

Bruhn, Erik, 1928-1986 (person)

Danilova, Alexandra (person)

Waring, James, 1922-1975 (person)

Shollar, Ludmilla, 1888-1978 (person)

Craske, Margaret (person)