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...
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...
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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Maya Deren
Maya Deren (April 29, 1917 – October 13, 1961), born Eleanora Derenkowskaia (Russian: Элеоно́ра Деренко́вская), was one of the most important American experimental filmmakers and entrepreneurial p...
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Mikhail Skorodumov
Mikhail Skorodumov (Russian: Михаил Федорович Скородумов; 1892 – 15 November 1963, Los Angeles) was a Russian general who participated in World War I, the White movement, and founde...
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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Alexander Golitzen
Prince Alexander Golitzen (Golitsyn), (Moscow, February 28, 1908 – San Diego, July 26, 2005) was Russian born production designer who oversaw art direction on more than 300 movies.Born...
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...
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...
Jacob Makohin
Prince Leon Mazeppa von Razumovsky, born September 27, 1880, was a Russian nobleman and a pretender to the Hetmanship of the Ukraine. He claimed to be the sole surviving descendant of Count Kirill Gri...
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Gregory Zilboorg
Gregory Zilboorg (Russian: Григорий Зильбург, Ukrainian: Григорій Зільбург) (December 25, 1890 – September 17, 1959) was a psychoanalyst and historian of psychiatry who is remembered for situating...
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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Plato Malozemoff
Plato Malozemoff (1909 – 1997) was born in Russia and immigrated to the US as a child. He attended the University of California, Berkeley as an undergraduate and did his graduate studies at the Montan...
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Alexander Petrunkevitch
Alexander Ivanovitch Petrunkevitch (Russian: Александр Иванович Петранкевич, born December 22, 1875 in Pliski near Kiev, now Ukraine – died March 9, 1964 New Haven) was an eminent Russian arachn...
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...
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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George de Mohrenschildt
George Sergius de Mohrenschildt (Russian: Георгий Сергеевич де Мореншильд; April 17, 1911 – March 29, 1977) was a petroleum geologist and professor who befriended Lee Harvey Oswald in the summer o...
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