Serge Lifar
Ukrainian ballet dancer and choreographer
Serge Lifar
Serge Lifar (15 April [O.S. 2 April] 1905, Kiev, Ukraine) – 15 December 1986, Lausanne, Switzerland) was a French ballet dancer and choreographer of Ukrainian origin, famous as one of the greatest male ballet dancers of the 20th century.
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Culture under pressure - Business Standard
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Obviously, there were many writers and performers – such as Louise Ferdinand Celine and the dancer Serge Lifar – who used the occupation to further their careers and vent their virulent anti-Semitism. Inevitably too, the Resistance had close ties with
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Carliez, la fine lame - Sud Ouest
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En 1958, il lui est aussi arrivé de conseiller un grand d'Espagne, le marquis George de Cuevas, sommé de s'expliquer sur le pré par Serge Lifar. Alors que le chorégraphe avait été vexé par la reprise d'une de ses créations par les Ballets de Cuevas,
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L'Opéra de Paris à Biarritz - Sud Ouest
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Ils interpréteront trois œuvres de l'école française, « Suite en blanc » de Serge Lifar, « Boléro » de Maurice Béjart et « L'Arlésienne » de Roland Petit. On peut supposer que le lien d'amitié, ou tout au moins le respect de Brigitte Lefèvre,
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'Sleeping With the Enemy,' by Hal Vaughan - San Francisco Chronicle
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She lived at the Ritz Hotel, as top Nazis did, and dined there with collaborator friends Jean Cocteau and the dancer-choreographer Serge Lifar. She also used Nazi-era anti-Jewish laws to try to wrest control of Chanel No. 5 away from a Jewish-owned
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Coco Chanel, spion nazist. Nume de cod „Westminster" - Romania Libera
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În arhiva documentelor Rezis-tenţei franceze, Hal Vaughan a descoperit că numele lui Coco Chanel figura cu menţiunea „condamnată la moarte", la fel ca poetul Jean Cocteau sau coregraful Serge Lifar. Gabrielle Chanel, rămasă în memoria colectivă drept
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'Coco Chanel, antissemita confirmada', diz autor de última biografia - AFP
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Em documentos da Resistência francesa, Hal Vaughan disse ter também descoberto que o nome de Coco Chanel figurava com a menção "condenada à morte", assim como o poeta Jean Cocteau eo coreógrafo Serge Lifar. Entre as revelações do livro está a missão
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Mark His Moves - New York Press
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In 1922, Bronislava Nijinska choreographed it for Diaghilev's company, and both Serge Lifar (1929) and Balanchine (1947) created versions. The composer identified the score as a “burlesque” and left it open whether the story's enactment would be
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La peinture onirique de Lucien Coutaud (1904-1977) - Canal Académie
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Dès 1942 il rejoint comme décorateur de théâtre la troupe Renaud-Barrault, travaille avec Jacques Copeau, Roland Petit, Serge Lifar. Ce goût pour la fiction caractérise sa peinture au réalisme minutieux et aux couleurs contrastées, gardés de son
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une cathédrale très orthodoxe - Valeurs Actuelles
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... les célébrations mondaines ne manquent pas : mariage du peintre Pablo Picasso et de la danseuse russe Olga Khokhlova en 1918, messes de souvenir pour l'écrivain Tourgueniev, le peintre Kandinsky, le danseur et chorégraphe Serge Lifar et le cinéaste
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Ballet de l'Opéra national de Paris : Serge Lifar - Phèdre, Alexei Ratmansky ... - Premiere.fr Spectacles
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Pour avoir été proche de Serge Lifar et avoir dansé le rôle dans les années 1950, Claude Bessy transmet à la génération actuelle son ballet "Phèdre", l'étoile et l'ancienne directrice de l'école de danse retrouvant par ailleurs ainsi une activité
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Roland Petit - Telegraph.co.uk
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Fast-tracked as a soloist by the director Serge Lifar (Diaghilev's last protégé) the teenager was much influenced by the cosmopolitan artistic intellectualism erupting in wartime Paris, and was taken under the wing of two leading Diaghilev associates,
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Choreograph Roland Petit 87-jährig gestorben - derStandard.at
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Nach seiner Ausbildung bei Serge Lifar an der Oper Paris, wo in der Zeit auch Maurice Bejart tanzte, übernahm er 1945 zunächst die Leitung des Ballet des Champs-Elysées. 1948 gründete er seine eigene Compagnie, Les Ballets de Paris
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El bailarín francés seguía trabajando a los 87 años - El País.com (España)
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Su primer papel como solista fue el Carmelo de El amor brujo en la coreografía de Serge Lifar. De joven frecuentó las clases de Madame Rouzanne en los legendarios estudios Wacker e hizo cursos con Boris Kniaseff y su particular metodología
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Paris Opera Ballet coming here - Chicago Sun-Times
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... a mixed bill of rarely seen 20th century neo-classical works including Serge Lifar's “Suite en blanc,” Roman Petit's “L'Arlesienne” and Maurice Bejart's “Le Bolero” (June 29-July 1). All performances will be accompanied by the Grant Park Orchestra
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Au bal du temps perdu - Le Figaro
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Comme Louis XIV lui-même s'était costumé en soleil pour le bal de la nuit (1653), comme la duchesse de Berry avait incarné Marie Stuart au quadrille de Marie Stuart (1829), on vit Serge Lifar chevauchant un cheval blanc au bal champêtre (1931) ou
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Serge Lifar
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1986
    Age 80
    He died in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1986, aged 81.
    More Details Hide Details In the summer of 1994 on the stage of the National Ukraine Opera the First International Ballet Contest was held named after Serge Lifar. The Sixth Lifar International Ballet Competition was held in April, 2006 and the seventh in Donetsk in March-April 2011.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1930
    Age 24
    From 1930 on, Serge Lifar was immensely successful, essentially in his own ballet creations, notably with Les Créatures de Prométhée (1929), a personal version of Le Spectre de la rose (1931) and L'Après-midi d'un faune (1935), Icare (1935) with costumes and decor by Picasso, Istar (1941) or Suite en Blanc (1943), which he qualified as neoclassical, all created for the Paris Opera.
    More Details Hide Details As ballet master of the Paris Opera from 1930 to 1944 then 1947 to 1958, he devoted himself to the restoration of the technical level of the Paris Opera Ballet in order since the 1930s and until now to return it to its place as one of the best company in the world. He undoubtedly influenced Yvette Chauviré, Janine Charrat and Roland Petit.
  • 1929
    Age 23
    He played the lead roles in the ballets of George Balanchine and at the death of Diaghilev in 1929 he entered the Paris Opera Ballet and created his first ballet.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1923
    Age 17
    He made his debut at the Ballets Russes in 1923 where he quickly became a principal dancer.
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  • 1921
    Age 15
    He was the pupil of Bronislava Nijinska in Kiev. In 1921 he left Soviet Union and was noticed by Serge Diaghilev who sent him to Turin in order to improve his technique with Enrico Cecchetti.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1905
    Born
    Lifar was born in Kiev, Russian Empire. His year of birth is officially shown as 1904 (as on a 2004 Ukrainian stamp commemorating his centenary), but there is good reason to believe it occurred in 1905.
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