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Karsavina, Tamara Platonovna (1885-1978), ballet dancer

Jane Pritchard

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/66067
Karsavina, Tamara Platonovna (1885-1978), ballet dancer


Karsavina, Tamara Platonovna (1885-1978), ballet dancer, was born in St Petersburg on 9 March (25 February os) 1885, the daughter of Platon Karsavin. She grew up with her brother, Lev, in an artistic family (her father was a danseur, mime, and ballet teacher with the Imperial Ballet) in a flat ...

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