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us: Cassini, Oleg, 1913-2006

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    • us: Loiewski Cassini, Oleg, 1913-2006
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1913-04-11
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2006-03-17
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Paris (France)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Manhasset (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Italy
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Paramount Pictures Corporation
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Accademia di belle arti (Florence, Italy)
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) males
    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Fashion
          (lcsh) Fashion drawing
            (lcsh) Fashion merchandising
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Fashion designers
                (lcsh) Costume designers
            • Sources

              • found: His In my own fashion, c1987: CIP t.p. (Oleg Cassini) data sheet (b. 4/11/13)
              • found: New York times WWW site, Mar. 21, 2006 (in obituary dated Mar. 19: Oleg Cassini; b. Oleg Loiewski Cassini, Apr. 11, 1913, Paris, to Marguerite Cassini and Alexander Loiewski; d. Friday [Mar. 17, 2006], Long Island, aged 92; a son of impoverished Italian and Russian nobility who achieved fame and wealth as a fabulously successful couturier based in New York, designing clothes for some of the world's most glamorous women as well as middle-class shoppers)
              • found: Wikipedia, 7 June 2016: individual entry (Born: Oleg Cassini Loiewski; April 11, 1913, Paris, France; Died: March 17, 2006, (aged 92), Manhasset, New York, U.S.; Nationality: United States; Occupation: Fashion designer; Oleg Cassini (April 11, 1913-March 17, 2006), American fashion designer born to an aristocratic Russian family with maternal Italian ancestry. He studied fine art under painter Giorgio de Chirico at the Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze. He came to the United States as a young man after starting as a designer in Rome, and quickly got work with Paramount Pictures. Cassini established his reputation by designing for films. He became particularly well known as a designer for Jacqueline Kennedy whilst she was First Lady of the United States) {}
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