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...
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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Alexander Vyssotsky
Alexander Nikolayevich Vyssotsky (Russian: Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Высо́тский, 23 May 1888 – December 31, 1973) was an astronomer. Vyssotsky was born in Moscow, Imperial Russia, and received his ma...
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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...
Anastasy Vonsyatsky
Anastasy Andreyevich Vonsyatsky (Russian: Анаста́сий Андре́евич Вонся́цкий, Polish: Anastazy Wąsacki; June 12, 1898 – February 5, 1965), better known in the United States as Anastase Andreivit...
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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...
George Grebenstchikoff
George Dmitrievich Grebenstchikoff (Russian: Георгий Дмитриевич Гребенщиков; 6 May [24 April Old Style] 1883 – 11 January 1964) was a writer and professor of Russian literature.
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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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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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Carl von Hoffman
Karl von Hoffman (St. Petersburg, Russia, c. 1889 – New York, New York, USA, 8 July 1982) was a soldier, adventurer, author, and photographer of German ancestry. He was a descendant of Melchior Hoffma...
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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...
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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John of Shanghai and San Francisco
Saint John (Maximovitch) of Shanghai and San Francisco also John (Maximovitch) the Wonderworker (Serbian: Св. Јован Шангајски, Russian: Иоанн Шанхайский и Сан Францисский) (1896–1966) was a pr...
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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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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...
Nina Koshetz
Nina Koshetz (Russian: Нина Павловна Кошиц; née Poray-Koshetz (ru:Порай-Кошиц); 30 December 1891 – 14 May 1965) was a Russian, later American opera soprano, recital singer and actress.
Nina Ko...
Boris Kostelanetz
Boris Kostelanetz (1911, June 16 - 2006, January 31) was a leading tax lawyer.
Boris Kostelanetz born in St. Petersburg, Russia on June 16, 1911, to a wealthy Russian family. Following the Russian...