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Bakst(bäkst), Léon Nikolaevich 1866-1924.
Russian painter and scenic designer who modernized theater design. His best-known works were for ballets produced by Sergei Diaghilev in Paris.
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(Biography) Leon Nikolayevich (lɪˈɔn nikaˈlajɪvitʃ). 1866–1924, Russian painter and stage designer, noted particularly for his richly coloured sets for Diaghilev's Ballets Russes (1909–21)
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Léon Nikolaevich, 1866–1924, Russian painter and designer.
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