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Serge Diaghilev By Lindsey Cobb Serge Diaghilev was born on March 19 1872 in Perm Russia Cochran Diaghilev had a stepmother but there were no professional dancers in his family Waters 1 He attended St Petersburg for law school but soon left school because he had a love of the arts Mara 44 Diaghilev worked for Imperial theaters and later in 1911 formed his own company the Ballet Russes In 1899 He created his own magazine Mir Isskoustva which means The World of Art Also in 1899 he was appointed to the staff of Imperial Theaters Mara 44 When Diaghilev worked for Imperial Ballet Michel Fokine was a main choreographer Some of the main dancers with the company were Anna Pavlova Tamara Karsavina Vaslav Nijinsky Adolph Bolm and Mikhail Mordkin Mara 45 One of Diaghilevs most well known dances was The Rite of Spring or Le Sacre du Printemps This ballet premiered May 29 in 1913 Vaslaw Nijinsky was the choreographer and Igor Stravinsky wrote the music Maria Piltz was one of the main dancers The ballet represents a girl being sacrificed which caused an uproar at the premier in Paris it was only shown six times afterwards cshutfipnoMusicStravinskyRiteOfSpringhtml The Firebird was another ballet in 1910 The ballet was choreographed by Fokine and Igor Stravinsky wrote the music This also premiered in Paris Anderson 76 In 1909 Diaghilev produced a ballet called Les Sylphides Woodruff 180 Mikhail Fokine choreographed it Fokine originally choreographed it as a short piece for Anna Pavlova The next year he expanded it and called it Danses sur la musique de Chopin After another year he revised and enlarged it again calling it Chopiniana Three months later with yet another title it premiered for the Ballet Russes as Les Sylphides Ballet Web In 1910 Diaghilev produced Giselle Mikhail Fokine choreographed it and Igor Stravinsky composed the music Though Giselle had been preformed before it was not a hit But when
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