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Platon Konstantinovich Karsavin

Platon Karsavin, USSR Ballet dancer.

Background

  • Karsavin, Platon was born on November 29, 1854 in Petersburg.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Petersburg Theatrical School, 1875. Pupil of Marius Petipa.

    Career

    • Father of Tamara Karsavina. One of the leading dancers at the Mariinskii Theatre. From 1891-1896, taught at the Petersburg Theatrical School.
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    Born November 29, 1854
    Died 1922
    (aged 67)
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