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Diaghilev: A Life

By: Diaghilev/Scheijen, Sjeng

Price: $7.50

Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780199751495

ISBN: 0199751498

Condition: USED

Featuring an eight-page gallery of full-color illustrations, here is a major new biography of Serge Diaghilev, founder and impresario of the Ballets Russes, who revolutionized ballet by bringing together composers such as Stravinsky and Prokofiev, dancers and choreographers such as Nijinsky and Karsavina, Fokine and Balanchine, and artists such as Picasso, Matisse, Bakst, and Goncharova. An accomplished, flamboyant impresario of all the arts, Diaghilev became a legendary figure. Growing up in a minor noble family in remote Perm, he would become a central figure in the artistic worlds of P... View more info