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us: Balanchine, George

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    • us: Balanchivadze, Georgiĭ Melitonovich
    • us: Balanchin, Zhorzh
    • us: Balanchivadze, Gyorgy
    • us: Balanchine, Georges
    • us: Balanchine, Gyorgy
    • us: Ballanchine, George
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    • Birth Place

        Saint Petersburg, Russia
    • Death Place

        New York, N.Y.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Ballets russes
        • Organization: (naf) New York City Ballet
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Ballets
      • Occupation

          Ballet dancers
        • Sources

          • found: Complete stories of the great ballets, 1954.
          • found: Choreography by George Balanchine, 1984: p. 42 (d. 4/30/83, New York City)
          • found: George Balanchine, c1996: CIP galley (Gyorgy Balanchivadze; Georges Balanchine)
          • found: LC database, July 9, 2004: (hdgs.: Balanchine, George; Balanchine, George, 1904-)
          • found: Louisiana purchase, 1940 DLC copy theater program (ballets by George Ballanchine)
          • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1904)
          • found: Wikipedia, (George Balanchine (birth name: Giorgi Balanchivadze; Russian: ГеЃоргий БаланчивЃадзе) born January 22 [O.S. January 9] 1904 in St. Petersburg; died April 30, 1983 New York City; one of the 20th century's most prolific and famous choreographers. Styled as the father of American ballet, he co-founded the New York City Ballet and remained its balletmaster for more than 35 years. In 1924 he fled to Paris and the impresario Sergei Diaghilev invited Balanchine to join the Ballets Russes as a choreographer and soon became ballet master of the company. Between 1924 and Diaghilev's death in 1929, Balanchine created nine ballets, as well as lesser works. )
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          • 1980-04-23: new
          • 2016-09-09: revised
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