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Le Train bleu

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Ballet in one act with choreography by Nijinska, libretto by Cocteau, music by Milhaud, curtain by Picasso, set by Henri Laurens, and costumes by Chanel. Premiered 20 Jun. 1924, by the...

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Le Train bleu

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Ballet in one act with choreography by Nijinska, libretto by Cocteau, music by Milhaud, curtain by Picasso, set by Henri Laurens, and costumes by Chanel. Premiered 20 Jun. 1924, by the...

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Train bleu, Le

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 156 words.

Ballet in one act with choreography by Nijinska, libretto by Cocteau, music by Milhaud, curtain by Picasso, set by Henri Laurens...

Lydia Sokolova

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(orig. Hilda Munnings; b Wanstead, 4 Mar. 1896; d Sevenoaks, 5 Feb. 1974)

British dancer. She studied at Stedman's Academy, London, and with Pavlova, Mordkin, Clustine, and, later,...

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Dubufe, Guillaume

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online February 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; Professional Interior Design; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 1068 words.

French, 19th century, male.

Born 16 May 1853 in Paris; died 25 May 1909, on board the steamship Principe di Udine en route to Buenos Aires.

Active in France and Italy.

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Léon Woizikowsky

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(orig. Wójcikowski; b Warsaw, 20 Feb. 1899; d Warsaw, 23 Feb. 1974)

Polish dancer, ballet master, and teacher. He studied at Imperial Theatre School, Warsaw, and with Cecchetti,...

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Darius Milhaud

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism — Music — Dance — Music.

(born 4 September 1892 in Aix-en-Provence, France, died 22 June 1974 in Geneva), composer.

Born of a distinguished Provençal Jewish

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Dame Ninette de Valois

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(orig. Edris Stannus; b Baltiboys, Ireland, 6 Jun. 1898; d London, 8 Mar. 2001)

Irish-born British dancer, choreographer, teacher, and ballet director. Founder of the Royal Ballet...

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Bumbry, Grace (born 1937), Opera Singer

Barbara Bonous-Smit.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1346 words.

soprano and mezzo-soprano, opera and concert singer, was born Grace Melzia Ann Bumbry in St. Louis, Missouri, the youngest child of Melzia Walker and James Bumbry. Her mother, originally...

Legislation and Maintenance of Public Order and Civil Life by Occupying Powers

Marco Sassòli.

in European Journal of International Law

September 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 18384 words.

Article 43 of the 1907 Hague Regulations is a key provision of the law of belligerent occupation. This essay examines how it has been understood by states and scholars, how it was developed...