Lydia Lipkowska
Lydia [Yakolevna] Lipkowska (1882–1958) was a Russian operatic soprano. Born in Babino, she was trained at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory. She was committed to the Mariinsky Theatre from 1906–1908 ...
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Peter A. Boodberg
Peter Alexis Boodberg (April 8, 1903 – June 29, 1972), born Pyotr Alekseevich Budberg (Russian: Пётр Алексеевич Будберг), was a Russian–American scholar, linguist, and sinologist who t...
Anna Sten
Anna Sten (Russian: Анна Стен; December 3, 1908 – November 12, 1993) was a Ukraine-born American actress. She began her career in stage plays and films in Russia before travelling t...
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Victor Gsovsky
Victor Gsovsky (Russian: Виктор Иванович Гзовский; January 12, 1902, Saint Petersburg - March 14, 1974, Hamburg) was a Russian ballet dancer, teacher, balletmaster and choreographer.
He studie...
Valentina (fashion designer)
Valentina Nicholaevna Sanina Schlee (1 May 1899 – 14 September 1989), simply known as Valentina, was a Ukrainian émigrée fashion designer and theatrical costume designer active from 1928 to the ...
Sergei Prokofiev
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev (/prɵˈkɒfiɛv/; Russian: Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев, Sergej Sergeevič Prokof'ev; 15/27 April 1891 – 5 March 1953) was a Ukrainian-born Russian composer, pianist a...
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Tamara Toumanova
Tamara Toumanova (Russian: Тамара Туманова,Georgian: თამარა თუმანოვა; March 2, 1919 – May 29, 1996) was a prominent Russian American prima ballerina and actress. A child of exiles in Paris aft...
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Fedor Ozep
Fedor Ozep or Fyodor Otsep (Russian: Фёдор Александрович Оцеп, Fyodor Aleksandrovich Otsep; February 9, 1895 – June 20, 1949) was a Russian-American film director and screenwriter, born in Moscow....
Mathilde Kschessinska
Mathilda-Marie Feliksovna Kschessinskaya (Polish: Matylda Krzesińska, Russian: Матильда Феликсовна Кшесинская (31 August [O.S. 19 August] 1872 – 6 Decembe...
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Léonide Massine
Leonid Fyodorovich Myasin (Russian: Леони́д Фёдорович Мя́син), better known in the West by the French transliteration as Léonide Massine (9 August [O.S. 28 July] 1896 –...
Sergei Kourdakov
Sergei Nikolayevich Kourdakov (Russian: Сергей Николаевич Курдаков; March 1, 1951 – January 1, 1973) was a former KGB agent and naval officer who from his late teen years carried out more than 150 rai...
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