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Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Avdeenko

Ballet critic

Aleksandr Avdeenko, USSR Ballet critic.

Background

Avdeenko, Aleksandr was born on May 25, 1937 in Makeevka, Don Oblast’.

Education

Graduated in journalism from Moscow University, 1959.

Career

Editor in the Dept, of Literature and Art of the Moscow weekly, Nedelia, 1971-1979. From 1979 editor and senior member of the editorial board of Sovetskaia Kuliura. Also wrote the script of the documentary Bolshoi Theatre, Yesterday and Today, 1976.