Vaslav Fomich Nijinsky

Standard Name: Nijinsky, Vaslav Fomich


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Friends, Associates Violet Trefusis
Violet Keppel (later VT ) became acquainted, initially through her mother 's connections, with Diaghilev , Nijinsky , and Russian prima ballerina Tamara Karsavina , as well as authors George Moore and Hugh Walpole .
Jullian, Philippe et al. Violet Trefusis: Life and Letters. Hamish Hamilton.
Occupation Una Troubridge
By the age of sixteen, UT had begun receiving commissions for her sculptures and had rented a studio of her own in which to exhibit her works. The money she earned from these commissions gave...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Frances Cornford
Many of the poems in Mountains and Molehills evince a melancholic nostalgia, offering speakers who try to capture fleeting moments of loss, of wonder, and of memory. In Grand Ballet, the poem's speaker describes...


4 June 1910: Schéhérazade (with music by Nicolas Rimsky-Korsakov)...

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4 June 1910

Schéhérazade (with music by Nicolas Rimsky-Korsakov ) was first performed in Paris by Diaghilev 's Ballets Russes or Russian Ballet .

29 May 1913: The London premiere of Igor Stravinsky's...

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29 May 1913

The London premiere of Igor Stravinsky 's ballet The Rite of Spring, starring Nijinsky , caused an uproar.
Borne Back Daily. .
29 May 2013


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