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Steve Jobs: A Biography by Walter Isaacson

Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues ...

Steve Jobs: A Biography by Walter Isaacson in The Russian Book Store No.1

Friday, May 20, 2011

Sergei Diaghilev: Ahead of Time (2011)

Sergei Diaghilev had boundless energy and many talents: writien articles, published a magazine, well known paintings and selected the paintings for exhibitions, collecting old books and manuscripts, and became the first Russian impresario of the world level.

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Thanks to him, Europe had met with the Russian artistic and theatrical art. His name is inextricably linked Russian opera and ballet seasons. Organizational skills Diaghilev were endless: his troupe performed in the most prestigious theater halls, on the play worked well-known musicians and artists. He opened the genius of Stravinsky and Prokofiev, Nijinsky and Lifar. He was represented crowned ladies, and admired the art of wandering dancers.

Diaghilev had spent half his life abroad, constantly traveling with the troupe and loved ones of European capitals, annual visits to Venice adored them, but missed on the left in Russia. Sergei Pavlovich had a reputation for chivalrous "sharmerom" who patronized the secular patrons, friends with Alexander Benois, Coco Chanel and Picasso, and the work was a "dictator" by subordinating his will the collective Russian Ballet, refashioned a libretto to observe the course of rehearsals and installation of scenery, - in a word, Maestro.

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