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(Biography) Léonide (leɔnid). 1896–1979, US ballet dancer and choreographer, born in Russia



Léonide, 1896–1979, U.S. ballet dancer and choreographer, born in Russia.
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Noun1.Massine - French choreographer and ballet dancer (born in Russia) (1895-1979)Massine - French choreographer and ballet dancer (born in Russia) (1895-1979)
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The original Parade was a radical ballet first performed on May 18, 1917, and created by a supergroup of world-famous European artists with Ballets Russes - Erik Satie, Jean Cocteau, Leonide Massine and Pablo Picasso.
Une soixantaine de musiciens dont Vera Ait Tahar, Feth Eddine Mehalla et Kheira Ben Haoua au violon, Lotfi Said et Walid Merabet en alto, Reda Mender a la contrebasse, Massine Bouchakour a la flute, Mohamed Abbad au hautbois, Lyamine Belaz a la clarinette, Tahar Radja au basson, Nour Eddine Guechoud au cor, Hacene Lounis a la trompette, Ehab Alkteish a la trombone, Hamza Mazen a la timbale, Sid Ali Larroum a la percussion et Di Nicola a la harpe.
Similarly, Pulcinella is a stage work composed by Stravinsky in 1919-20, reworking music by and attributed to Giovanni Battista Pergolesi; it was staged with choreography by Leonid Massine and designs by Pablo Picasso.
Conto con telones escenograficos y vestuario de Picasso y la coreografia de Leonid Massine, quien tambien lo bailo en el estreno llevando como companera nada menos que a Tamara Karsavina.
A highlight was the hugely colorful "Gaite Parisienne," by Leonide Massine, which closed out the evening.
The cameras were also allowed to film Nureyev on his Mediterranean island of Li Galli, which once belonged to another Russian dancer, Massine.
The former ballerina and world renowned repetiteur shares her experiences working with such greats as Dame Ninette de Valois, Sir Frederick Ashton, Antony Tudor, Leonide Massine, Dame Margot Fonteyn, Christopher Wheeldon and Matthew Bourne.
Classic Oscar-winning drama, based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen, starring Anton Walbrook, Moira Shearer (right), Robert Helpmann, Leonide Massine, Esmond Knight and Albert Basserman.
He worked with choreographers including Michel Fokine, Leonide Massine, Bronislava Nijinska, Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille and Valerie Bettis.
He also revealed the way Massine influenced theatrical dance styles in Spain, a legacy similar to the influence the Ballets Russes had on Australian artists in the 1930s.
The one-acter was first staged with choreography by Leonide Massine for Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russe in 1920 and has passed through many choreographic hands since then.
Diaghilev commissioned it from Stravinsky and [Leonid] Massine after he had found an old commedia dell'arte scenario and some music by Pergolesi which he wanted them to draw the music from.