S. L. (Sergeĭ Leonidovich) Grigorʹev papers, 1889-1972.


S. L. (Sergeĭ Leonidovich) Grigorʹev papers, 1889-1972.

Includes compositions, contracts, business and production records, correspondence (including letters from choreographers George Balanchine, Leonide Massine, and Bronislava Nijinska; designers Alexandre Benois and Mikhail Larionov; dancers Serge Lifar and Lydia Lopokova), photographs and other material representing Serge Grigoriev's career in ballet.

22 boxes, 13 pf folders (8 linear ft.)





SNAC Resource ID: 7800782

Houghton Library

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Benois, Alexandre, 1870-1960

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Russian stage designer, director, and art historian. From the description of Autograph postcard signed, dated : [Paris, 12 December 1933], to M.D. Calvocoressi in London, [1933 Dec. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873163 ...

Ballets russes du Col. W. de Basil

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Diaghilev, Serge, 1872-1929

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Serge Diaghilev was a Russian ballet impresario, the founder, producer and artistic director of Ballets Russes. In his late years he turned to book and manuscript collecting. He built up a collection of rare Russian printed books, manuscripts and scores. From the description of Correspondence relating to book collecting, 1925-1938 (inclusive), 1925-1929 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80095680 From the guide to the Correspondence relating to book collecting, 1925-1938...

Basil, W. de

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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 ...

Grigorʻev, S. L. (Sergei Leonidovich), 1883-1968.

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Balanchine, George

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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...

Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972

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

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Serge Grigoriev was a Russian-born character dancer and rehearsal director of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and subsequent Ballets Russes companies. From the description of S. L. (Sergeĭ Leonidovich) Grigorʹev papers, 1889-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612828687 Sergeĭ Grigorʹev was born in Tichvin, Russia, on October 5, 1883 and studied ballet at the Imperial Theatre School in Saint Petersburg. In 1909, Serge Diaghilev appointed him as company régisseur(rehearsal dir...

Lopokova, Lydia, 1892-1981

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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 ...

Massine, Léonide, 1896-1979

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Leonide Feodorovitch Miassin (Massine) was born in Moscow in 1896. His mother, Eugenia, was a soprano in the Bolshoi Theatre chorus, and his father, Feodor, played French horn in the Bolshoi Theatre orchestra. Massine's parents had a daughter, Raissa, and three other sons. Although all of his brothers were engineers, Massine entered the Imperial Theatre School at age 8, studying both drama and ballet. Massine intended a career as an actor, and, in fact, was later noted for his drama...

Lifar, Serge, 1905-1986

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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...

Ballets russes

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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 ...