Ludmilla Tchérina
French artist
Ludmilla Tchérina
Ludmilla Tchérina was a French prima ballerina, sculptor, actress, painter, choreographer and author of two novels. Tchérina was born Monique Tchemerzine, into Circassian aristocracy as the daughter of Kabardian Prince Avenir Tchemerzine, a former Russian general, who had escaped from St. Petersburg, and Stéphane Finette, a Frenchwoman. She studied with Blanche d'Alessandri, Olga Preobrajenska and Clustine.
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Jean Paul Gaultier - Slate.fr
Google News - over 5 years
Le Ludmilla Tcherina se dessine avec un motif de chinoiseries. Rudolf Noureev, pour homme, en duffle-coat encre. La mort du cygne voit rouge avec une robe manteau cuir et renard « sang ». Académique, Arabesque penchée, Grand écart, Révérence,
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Rivoluzione al Gran Ballet - LeiWeb
Google News - over 5 years
Un'ispirazione da Gran Ballet, un balletto Excelsior, con affondi nei Ballets Russes di Sergej Diaghilev e Georges Balanchine e strascichi fino a Ludmilla Tcherina e Rudolf Nureiev, gli è servito solo per dare alle sue idee una forma comprensibile ai
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DANCE REVIEW; A Couple of Graceful Leaps Into the Past
NYTimes - almost 7 years
Back in 1972, George Balanchine told the audience for New York City Ballet's Stravinsky Festival, ''In Russia we drink the health of the guy that died,'' whereupon he and Lincoln Kirstein emptied glasses of vodka onstage. Nowadays, though, a City Ballet gala has become a good excuse to toast the health of the guys who live, too, and we're told that
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Ludmilla Tcherina, 79, Dies; Ballet Star of Stage and Screen
NYTimes - almost 13 years
Ludmilla Tcherina, a raven-haired French artist and ballet star who danced for many of Europe's top choreographers, died on Sunday at her home in Paris at the age of 79, France's culture ministry said today. The cause of her death was not immediately known. Famous for her beauty as much as her temperament, Ms. Tcherina dazzled audiences around the
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DANCE VIEW; Why 'The Red Shoes' Is Still a Hit -- on Film
NYTimes - about 23 years
WHAT ACCOUNTS FOR THE enduring appeal of the 1948 film "The Red Shoes," a spell that can even compel some to attempt an ill-fated Broadway musical of the same name? The secret of the film's success was its atmosphere. Vividly, magically, the creative team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger recast the exotic myth of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes
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Beauties And Beasts Abounding
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: Brigands chased one another on horseback around a darkened park, illuminated hedges revealed children standing frozen as mechanical dolls. And for one totally magic moment, clusters of white balloons trailed silently from a castle roof up into the night sky. Brigands chased one another on horseback around a darkened park, illuminated hedges
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HOME VIDEO/NEW RELEASES; Golden Slippers
NYTimes - almost 29 years
LEAD: THE RED SHOES Starring Moira Shearer, Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Leonide Massine, Robert Helpmann and Ludmilla Tcherina. Written, directed and produced by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. Paramount Home Video. 136 minutes. $19.95. THE RED SHOES Starring Moira Shearer, Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Leonide Massine, Robert Helpmann
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CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK; 'THE RED SHOES' CAN STILL PROMPT SIGHS FROM MODERN MOVIEGOERS
NYTimes - over 32 years
''THE RED SHOES'' returned to the Cinema Village theater recently, and at the showing I attended moviegoers started sighing. That was no surprise. ''The Red Shoes'' has prompted sighs ever since its premiere in 1948. Yet this balletic tear-jerker does contain a lot of nonsense. Thus, knowing how many dancers are happily married, some viewers have
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2004
    Age 79
    Died on March 21, 2004.
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  • 1994
    Age 69
    In 1994 she created Europa Operanda, now installed at the French terminal of Eurotunnel.
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  • 1991
    Age 66
    Ludmilla Tchérina had a lifelong passion for painting and exhibited in many major galleries. She also conceived and executed several monumental sculptures, including Europe à Coeur, chosen in 1991 by the EU to symbolise the union of Europe and now located at the European Parliament.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1980
    Age 55
    She was decorated with the "Officier, Legion d'honneur" in 1980 Tchérina died in 2004, aged 79, and is buried at the Montmartre Cemetery, Paris.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1953
    Age 28
    She married Raymond Roi in 1953.
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  • 1945
    Age 20
    She created various rôles in Lifar's ballets including: 'Mephisto Waltz' in 1945, in 1946 and in in 1957.
    More Details Hide Details She appeared often with the Paris Opera, the Bolshoi Ballet and the Kirov Ballet as a guest performer. Ludmilla Tchérina acted in several films including The Red Shoes,, The Tales of Hoffmann, Oh... Rosalinda!! and Luna de Miel. She also appeared in television. In the 1980s she turned to writing and published two novels under her own name, (1973) and (1986).
    In 1945 she was a principal dancer with the Ballet des Champs-Élysées and performed in Paris concerts with her husband Edmond Audran.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1942
    Age 17
    She made her Paris debut creating the rôle of Juliet in his Romeo and Juliet in 1942, becoming the youngest prima ballerina in the history of dance.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1924
    Born
    Born on October 10, 1924.
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