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us: Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942


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    • us: Fokin, Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich, 1880-1942
    • us: Fokin, M. (Mikhail), 1880-1942
    • us: Fokin, Michael, 1880-1942
    • us: Fokine, Mikhael, 1880-1942
    • us: Фокин, Михаил Михайлович, 1880-1942
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        1880
    • Death Date

        19420822
    • Birth Place

        Saint Petersburg, Russia
    • Death Place

        New York, N.Y.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Ballets russes
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        Choreographer
          Ballet dancer
      • Sources

        • found: Fokine, 1934.
        • found: Protiv techenii͡a, 1981: t.p. (M. Fokin) colophon (Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich Fokin)
        • found: Encycl. Brit. (Fokine, Michel)
        • found: Encycl. Amer. (Fokine, Michel)
        • found: Colliers' encycl. (Fokine, Michel)
        • found: Stravinsky, I. L'oiseau de feu [SR] p1985: label (Michael Fokin)
        • found: Les sylphides [VR] 1987, c1980: credits (Mikhael Fokine)
        • found: Russian Wikipedia, Aug. 9, 2010 (Фокин, Михаил Михайлович; b. Apr. 11, 1880, St. Petersburg, d. Aug. 22, 1942, New York; Russian choreographer)
        • found: Biography Resource Center, Aug. 9, 2010: International dictionary of ballet (Mikhail Fokine; b. Mikhail (later called himself Michel) Mikhailovich Fokin (Fokine), May 5 (old style Apr. 23), 1880 St. Petersburg, d. Aug. 22, 1942, New York; Russian dancer, choreographer, teacher, ballet director)
        • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 12, 2013 (Michel Fokine (a French transliteration; English transliteration Mikhail Fokin; Russian: МихаЃил МихЃайлович ФЃокин, MikhaЃil MikhЃaylovich FokЃin); born 23 April [O.S. 11 April] 1880 in Saint Petersburg; died 22 August 1942 in New York; choreographer and dancer. From 1909-1912 Fokine was the choreographer of the Ballets Russes in Paris. During Fokine's years with Ballet Russes he created "Scheherazade"; "The Firebird"; and "Petrouchka". He moved to Sweden with his family in 1918 and later established his home in New York City, where he founded a ballet school and continued to appear with his wife, Vera Fokina. He became a United States citizen in 1932)
      • Editorial Notes

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      • Change Notes

        • 1982-09-17: new
        • 2013-08-12: revised
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