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Balanchine, George

LC control no.n 50017594
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Personal name headingBalanchine, George
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Variant(s)Balanchivadze, Georgiĭ Melitonovich
Balanchin, Zhorzh
Balanchivadze, Gyorgy
Balanchine, Georges
Balanchine, Gyorgy
Ballanchine, George
Associated placeParis (France)
Birth date1904-01-22
Death date1983-04-30
Place of birthSaint Petersburg (Russia)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
Field of activityBallet Choreography
AffiliationBallets russes
New York City Ballet
Profession or occupationBallet dancers Choreographers Musicians Authors
Found inComplete stories of the great ballets, 1954.
Choreography by George Balanchine, 1984: p. 42 (d. 4/30/83, New York City)
George Balanchine, c1996: CIP galley (Gyorgy Balanchivadze; Georges Balanchine)
LC database, July 9, 2004: (hdgs.: Balanchine, George; Balanchine, George, 1904-)
Louisiana purchase, 1940 DLC copy theater program (ballets by George Ballanchine)
Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1904)
Wikipedia, (George Balanchine (birth name: Giorgi Balanchivadze; Russian: Гео́ргий Баланчива́дзе) 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)
Associated languageeng