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Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942

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Personal name headingFokine, Michel, 1880-1942
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Variant(s)Fokin, Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich, 1880-1942
Fokin, M. (Mikhail), 1880-1942
Fokin, Michael, 1880-1942
Fokine, Mikhael, 1880-1942
Фокин, Михаил Михайлович, 1880-1942
Birth date1880
Death date1942-08-22
Place of birthSaint Petersburg, Russia
Place of deathNew York, N.Y.
Field of activityBallet Choreography
AffiliationBallets russes
Profession or occupationChoreographers Ballet dancers
Special noteMachine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.
Found inFokine, 1934.
Protiv techenii︠a︡, 1981: t.p. (M. Fokin) colophon (Mikhail Mikhaĭlovich Fokin)
Encycl. Brit. (Fokine, Michel)
Encycl. Amer. (Fokine, Michel)
Colliers' encycl. (Fokine, Michel)
Stravinsky, I. L'oiseau de feu [SR] p1985: label (Michael Fokin)
Les sylphides [VR] 1987, c1980: credits (Mikhael Fokine)
Russian Wikipedia, Aug. 9, 2010 (Фокин, Михаил Михайлович; b. Apr. 11, 1880, St. Petersburg, d. Aug. 22, 1942, New York; Russian choreographer)
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)
Wikipedia, Aug. 12, 2013 (Michel Fokine (a French transliteration; English transliteration Mikhail Fokin; Russian: Михаи́л Миха́йлович Фо́кин, Mikhaíl Mikháylovich Fokín); 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)