(orig. Dokuchayev b Moscow, 1897; d New York, 30 Jan. 1970)
Russian-US impresario. As a ballet enthusiast he became vice-president of the American corporation which took over the running of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo in 1938, following the departure of Massine. He directed the company for 24 years and founded the Ballet Russe School in New York in 1954.