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Interview with Leon Fokine

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Interview with Leon Fokine
Fokine, Leon, 1905-1973 (Interviewee)
Horosko, Marian (Interviewer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1970 - 1972 (Approximate)
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZTO 5-794
Fokine, Leon, 1905-1973
Fokine, Michel, 1880-1942
Content: Streaming audio file (approximately 28 minutes). Leon Fokine speaks with Marian Horosko about the theater and other enterprises of his father in Russia before and after the Russian Revolution; training at the Mariinsky Theatre and performing with Pierre Vladimiroff and Anatole Oboukhoff; his uncle, Mikhail (Michel) Fokine; his career as a performer and teacher.
Content: Title supplied by cataloger.
Venue: Recorded by Marian Horosko between 1970 and 1972 New York (N.Y.)
Funding: The processing and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Acquisition: Marian Horosko Gift
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 28 min.) : polyester; half-track; 1.875 ips; 5 in.
Sound quality is fair to poor.
Interview with Leon Fokine conducted by Marian Horosko for a series of articles entitled In the shadow of Russian tradition, which appeared in Dance magazine.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 50934432
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12118663
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 27d536a0-e417-0135-07b9-4bbe57fbdd18
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Item timeline of events

  • 1905: Creator Born
  • 1970: Created (Approximate)
  • 1973: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Leon Fokine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1970 - 1972.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Leon Fokine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2020.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1970 - 1972). Interview with Leon Fokine Retrieved from

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Interview with Leon Fokine