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Rakhel Ianovna Olbrei

Rakhel Olbrei, USSR Choreographer.

Background

  • Olbrei, Rakhel was born on August 13, 1898 in Tallinn.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the ballet school of E.Litvinova, Tallinn, 1922. Studied at the school of M.Vigman, under E.Jacques-Dalcroze and R.Laban.

    Career

    • With the Estonian Theatre from 1918. Choreographer, 1925-1944. Took part in forming and training the first ballet company of the Estonian Theatre.

      In her productions, combined classical expression with rhythmic and folkloristic effects. Emigrated, 1944.
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    Born August 13, 1898
    Died 1950
    (aged 51)
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