Constantine photograph collection.

Title
Constantine photograph collection.
Author
Constantine, 1913-1982
Publication
1939-1951

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Description
6 boxes : b&w; 7 x 13 cm or smaller.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Negatives.
  • Photographs.
Call Number
*MGZEB 14-6726
OCLC
944442435
Author
Constantine, 1913-1982, photographer
Title
Constantine photograph collection.
Imprint
1939-1951
Summary
Collection contains black and white photographs and negatives taken by dance photographer Constantine (Constantine Hassalevris) documenting mostly Ballet Theatre and Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo performances and dancers. Ballet dancers include Alexandra Danilova, André Eglevsky, Frederic Franklin, Nora Kaye, Alicia Markova, and Igor Youskevitch. Ballets especially well-represented include L'après midi d'un faune, Gaîté parisienne, Giselle, The nutcracker, Princess Aurora, Swan lake, and Les sylphides. There are also photographs of several modern, ethnic and popular dancers such as Carmen Amaya, La Argentinita, Tillie Losch, Eleanor Powell, and Ruth St. Denis.
Biography
Dance photographer and author Constantine (born Constantine Hassalevris) was born in New York in 1913. He became a dancer, and later, a photographer of dance. He published two books, including Souvenir de ballet, in collaboration with Lydia Landon Grandier (Hester & Smith, 1947), as well as conducting numerous interviews and writing articles for dance publications. He died in 1982 and is buried in Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, California.
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*MGZEB 14-6726
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