George Balanchine
Balanchine's first American ballet, Serenade (1934), was choreographed for his students. An ideal manifestation of Tchaikovsky's soaring Serenade for Strings...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Apollo
This ballet depicts Apollo, the young god of music, who is visited and instructed by three Muses: Calliope, Muse of poetry, whose symbol is a tablet; Polyhym...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Serenade
Balanchine's first American ballet, Serenade (1934), was choreographed for his students. An ideal manifestation of Tchaikovsky's soaring Serenade for Strings...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Ballo della Regina, clip 1
Created by the legendary George Balanchine for New York City Ballet in 1978, Ballo della Regina is a virtuoso set of variations, comparable to the bel canto ...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Rubies
Rubies Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust A ballet in three parts, George Balanchine's Jewels was premiered by New York City Bal...
George Balanchine - George Balanchine's Symphony in C
George Balanchine's dazzling Symphony in C is a stunning showpiece for Houston Ballet's full company. Symphony in C Choreography by George Balanchine © The G...
Dimitri Jorjadze
Prince Dimitri Jorjadze (Georgian: დემეტრე ჯორჯაძე) (26 October 1898 – 26 October 1985) was a Georgian nobleman, Ambassador Hotel executive and race car driver. He was a member of the Georgian nob...
Nicholas Soussanin
Nicholas Soussanin (born 16 January 1889, Yalta, Taurida Governorate, Russian Empire [present-day Crimea, Ukraine] – 27 April 1975, New York City, New York) was a Russian actor who settled and worked ...
André Eglevsky
André Eglevsky (21 December 1917 – 4 December 1977) was a Russian-born ballet dancer and teacher who studied in France and, from 1932, danced with Colonel W. de Basil's Ballet Russe de ...
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Leonid Kinskey
Leonid Kinskey (18 April 1903 – 8 September 1998) was a Russian-born film and television actor who enjoyed a long career. Kinskey is best known for his role as Sascha in the film Casablanca (1942).
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Alexey Brodovitch
Alexey Cheslavovich Brodovitch (also Brodovich; Russian: Алексей Чеславович Бродович; 1898 – April 15, 1971) was a Russian-born photographer, designer and instructor who is most famous f...
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Gregory Gaye
Gregory Gaye (October 10, 1900 – August 23, 1993) was a Russian-American actor. The son of an actor, he was born Gregory De Gay in St. Petersburg, Russia.He was a cadet in the Russian navy and began h...
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Viktor Chernov
Viktor Mikhailovich Chernov (Russian: Ви́ктор Миха́йлович Черно́в; December 7, 1873 — April 15, 1952) was a Russian revolutionary and one of the founders of the Russian Socialist-Revolutionary Par...
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Nina Selivanova
Nina Nikolaevna Selivanova (1886 – November 7, 1953) was a noted author, lecturer and translator.
She came to the United States from Imperial Russia by way from Japan after World War One. Ni...
Michael Stroukoff
Michael Stroukoff was a Russian-born aircraft designer, who served in the White Army before emigrating to the United States. After spending some time as an architect, he joined the Chase Aircraft Comp...
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Alexandra Tolstaya
Alexandra (Sasha) Lvovna Tolstaya (Russian: Александра Львовна Толстая; 18 July 1884 – 26 September 1979) was the youngest daughter and secretary of the noted Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy.Although...
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Antoine Pevsner
Antoine Pevsner (30 January [O.S. 18 January] 1886 – 12 April 1962) was a Russian-born sculptor and the older brother of Alexii Pevsner and Naum Gabo. Both Antoine and...
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Roman Borisovich Gul
Roman Borisovich Gul (Russian Рома́н Бори́сович Гуль, occasionally transliterated Goul or Gul') (13 August 1896 in Kiev – 30 June 1986 in New York City) was a Russian émigré writer who was prom...
Benjamin (Fedchenkov)
Metropolitan Benjamin or Veniamin (Russian: Митрополит Вениамин, born Iván Afanásevich Fédchenkov, Иван Афанасьевич Федченков; 14 September 1880 – 4 October 1961), ) was a Bishop of Russian ...
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Serge Jaroff
Serge Alexis Jaroff (Russian: Серге́й Алексе́евич Жа́ров) (April 1 [O.S. March 20] 1896 - 5 October 1985) was the founder, conductor and composer of the Don Cossack Choir Serge J...
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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Nikita Balieff
Nikita Balieff (1876/1877 – 3 September 1936), was a Russian Armenian born vaudevillian, stage performer, writer, impresario, and director. He is best known as the creator and master of ceremonies of ...
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Nicolas Rossolimo
Nicolas Rossolimo (Russian: Николай Спиридонович Россолимо; February 28, 1910, Kiev – July 24, 1975, New York) was a Russian born chess player of Greek descent. He held the tile of Grandmaster. He...
Sascha Gorodnitzki
Sascha Gorodnitzki (24 May 1904 – 4 April 1986) was an American pianist.
Born in Kiev (then in the Russian Empire, now in Ukraine), Gorodnitzki emigrated as an infant to Brooklyn, N...
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 ...
Boris Artzybasheff
Boris Artzybasheff (Ukrainian: Борис Арцебашев, 25 May 1899, Kharkiv, Russian Empire, then in Russian Empire– 16 July 1965) was an American illustrator of Russian-Ukrainian origin active in the Un...
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Mstislav Dobuzhinsky
Mstislav Valerianovich Dobuzhinsky or Dobujinsky (Lithuanian: Mstislavas Dobužinskis, August 14, 1875, Novgorod – November 20, 1957, New York City) was a Russian-Lithuanian artist noted for his c...
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Lyda Roberti
Lyda Roberti (May 20, 1906 – March 12, 1938) was a stage and film actress.
Born in Warsaw, then part of Imperial Russia, Lyda Roberti was the daughter of a German father and a Polish mother. Her f...
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Igor Youskevitch
Igor Youskevitch (Russian: Игорь Юшкевич, Ukrainian: Ігор Юшкевич) (13 March 1912 – 13 June 1994) was a ballet dancer and a choreographer of Russian-Ukrainian origin, famous as one of the grea...
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