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Diaghilev, Sergei

Ian Chilvers

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Fifth edition


Published online May 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191782763

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(b Selishchi, Novgorod province, 19 [31] Mar. 1872; d Venice, 19 Aug. 1929).

Russian impresario, famous above all as the founder of the Ballets Russes, through which he exerted great influence on the visual arts as well as on dancing and music. From ...

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Subjects: Art

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