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Nijinska, Bronislava, 1891-1972


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    • Nijinska, Bronisława, 1891-1972
    • Nizhinskai︠a︡, Bronislava Fominichna, 1891-1972
    • Nijinskaïa, Bronislava, 1891-1972
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        1891
    • Death Date

        19720212
    • Has Affiliation

    • Birth Place

        Minsk, Belarus
    • Death Place

        Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Calif.
    • Gender

        female
    • Occupation

        Ballet dancer
          Choreographer
            Dance teacher
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        • Sources

          • found: Bronislava Nijinska--early memoirs, 1981:CIP galley t.p. (Bronislava Nijinska) CIP galley p. 1 (b. 1891, d. 1972)
          • found: Encycl. Brit., 15th ed.(Nijinska, Bronisława, b. 1891, d. 1972)
          • found: Grand Larousse(Nijinska or Nijinskaïa, Bronislava)
          • found: Rannie vospominanii︠a︡, 1999:v. 1, t.p. (Bronislava Nizhinskai︠a︡) colophon (Nizhinskai︠a︡ Bronislava Fominichna (1890-1972); the sister of Vat︠s︡lav Nizhinskiĭ)
          • found: Alta Vista. Esouche dance, 08-02-99(Bronislava Nijinska; b. 1891 in Minsk, d. 12 Feb. 1972 in Los Angeles)
          • found: Balet ėnt︠s︡ikl., 1981:p. 371 (Nizhinskai︠a︡ Bronislava Fominichna; b. 12-27-1890 (old style) [01-08-1891 (new style)] in Minsk, d. 02-22-1972 in Los Angeles; Russian dancer, choreographer, and teacher)
          • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 6, 2013(Bronislava Nijinska (Polish: Bronisława Niżyńska; Russian: Бронисла́ва Фоми́нична Нижи́нская, Bronislava Fominichna Nizhinskaya); born January 8, 1891 [O.S. December 27 1890] in Minsk; died February 21, 1972 in Pacific Palisides, Calif.; ballet dancer, choreographer, and teacher of Polish descent. Her brother was Vaslav Nijinsky (Wacław Niżyński). Nijinska was a member of the Imperial Ballet and then the Ballets Russes, for whom she choreographed her best known works, Les Noces (1923), The Blue Train (1924) and Les Biches (1924))
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          • 1980-09-05: new
          • 2013-08-13: revised
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