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[Book IN Langue Russian] L.D.Leonidov Memories Eo 1955 Theatre Music Signed
1955. Condition: Very good. Leonid Davidovich LEONIDOV 1885-1983(Леонидов Леонид Давидович) Leonidov Leonid Davidovich lawyer, famous theatrical figure, impresario. He came from a wealthy merchant family in Kharkov. Graduated from the Faculty of law from the University of Saint Petersburg. During his student years, he became interested in theater. As a very JEUNE man, in the pre-revolutionary years, as a born administrator, he began to take famous dramatic artists on tour in the provinces. He organizes concerts of singers - Dimitri Smirnov and Nina Koshits with his then accompanist Sergei Rachmaninoff. He is interested in ballet: he works with Mordkin, Balashova and other Stars of the Russian scene. Emigrating since 1920. In Russia and in emigration, he works with many notable Russian artists and directors such as V. Meyerhold, V. Komissarzhevskaya, K. Varlamov, V. Davydov and others, and Organizes visits to the Moscow Art Theater (1922, 1923-1924) and the Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theater (1925) in America. Since 1927, he has been organizing tours of the troupe ofAnna pavlova, T. Tumanova, J. Balanchine in different countries of the world. In the 1930s, he organized performances by Fyodor Chaliapin and often travels with him, arranges tours for Nikolai Afonsky and many other artists. For many years he had his own theater and concert office in Paris at the Salle Gaveau, but he also worked in Berlin, and even all over Europe, for over 50 years. In 1955, in Paris, he published his memoirs "La rampe et la vie" (Rare first edition sold here) , which are of significant value … [Click Below for Full Description]
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