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Alexandre Benois (1870–1960)

Alexandr Nikolaevich Benois was born May 4, 1870 in St. Petersburg, Russia into the family of Italian, Russian and French ancestry. His father, named Nikolai Leontievich Benois was the famous architect of the Imperial Mariinsky Opera House in St. Petersburg and also built many other historic landmarks. His two brothers were professional artists, ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 89) in Paris, France

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Known For

Napoleon
Napoleon Art Director
(1927)
Giselle
Giselle Costume Designer
(1996)
Bonaparte et la révolution
(1972)
Great Performances: Dance in America
(1981)

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 1996 Giselle (TV Movie)
 1981 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Nureyev and the Joffrey Ballet/In Tribute to Nijinsky (1981) ... (as Alexander Benois)
 1947 Stars in Your Eyes (TV Series) (1 episode)
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 1996 Giselle (TV Movie) (original designer)
 1981 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Nureyev and the Joffrey Ballet/In Tribute to Nijinsky (1981) ... (as Alexander Benois)
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 1981 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series) (libretto: 'Petrouchka' - 1 episode)
- Nureyev and the Joffrey Ballet/In Tribute to Nijinsky (1981) ... (libretto: 'Petrouchka' - as Alexander Benois)
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Alexander Benois
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He was the great-great-uncle of Tamara Ustinov and Pavla Ustinov. See more »

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