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Sergei Diaghilev, 1872-1929

Nationality: Russian
Date of Birth: 1872
Place of Birth: Novgorod
Date of Death: 1929
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Identity:

Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev was a choreographer and ballet impresario.

Life:

In 1899 Diaghilev organised the 1st World of Art Exhibition in St Petersburg, for which he attempted to borrow a number of JW's works, owned by John James Cowan, William Burrell and Walford Graham Robertson (#00840).