Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev


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Russian ballet impresario who founded the Russian ballet and later introduced it to the West (1872-1929)

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It is to his tireless efforts that we owe our knowledge and appreciation of Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev. Ironically, Diaghilev, who helped Fokine to bury Ivanov, was himself buried for a time until 'rediscovered,' largely if not exclusively by Mr Drummond through two documentaries which he produced for BBC Television in the late 1960s.
Also on this day: 1872: Birth of Russian ballet company founder Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev; 1931: Alka-Seltzer first marketed in America; 1938: BBC televised its first rugby match, England v Scotland, at Twickenham; 1969: British parachute troops took over the Caribbean island of Anguilla; 1970: The heads of West and East Germany met for the first time; 1986: Buckingham Palace announced the engagement of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson; 1996: Nelson Mandela granted a divorce from his wife Winnie.
1872: Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev, the father of modern ballet, was born in Novgorod.
Anniversaries: 1631: Birth of poet John Dryden; 1871: Birth of American aviation pioneer Orville Wright:1929; Death of ballet director and choreographer Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev; 1934: German plebiscite gave sole power to Adolf Hitler; 1936: Death of Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca; 1942: British and Canadian commandos raided Dieppe; 1942: Montgomery became commander of the British Eighth Army in North Africa; 1953: Len Hutton's England side recaptured the Ashes at The Oval after a gap of 19 years; 1977: Death of American comedian Groucho Marx; 1987: Michael Ryan shot dead 16 and wounded 14 people in Hungerford, Hertfordshire; 1988: Death of choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton.
Anniversaries: 1631: Birth of poet John Dryden; 1871: Birth of American aviation pioneer Orville Wright; 1929: Death of ballet director and choreographer Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev; 1934: German plebiscite gave sole power to Adolf Hitler; 1936: Death of Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca; 1942: British and Canadian commandos raided Dieppe; 1942: Montgomery became commander of the British Eighth Army in North Africa; 1953: Len Hutton's England side recaptured the Ashes at The Oval after a gap of 19 years; 1977: Death of American comedian Groucho Marx; 1987: Michael Ryan shot dead 16 and wounded 14 people in Hungerford, Hertfordshire.