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The life and ballets of Lev Ivanov : choreographer of The nutcracker and Swan lake

Author: Roland John Wiley
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Life and Ballets of Lev Ivanov is the first book-length study in any language of this Russian artist - Marius Petipa's colleague and Tchaikovsky's collaborator - who is widely celebrated yet virtually unknown. It follows Ivanov from his infancy in a St Petersburg foundling home, through his training in the Imperial Theatre School and his celebrity marriage, to a career as a dancer, regisseur, and choreographer
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Lev Ivanov; Lev Ivanov; Lev Ivanov; Lev I (Choreograph) Ivanov
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roland John Wiley
ISBN: 0198165676 9780198165675
OCLC Number: 34933227
Description: xix, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Roland John Wiley.
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