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Berman (Eugene) Stravinsky Festival Correspondence, 1971-72

- Biographical History

Biographical History

Eugene Berman, a Russian-American stage designer, was born in St. Petersburg, Russia November 4, 1899. He came to the United States in 1937 and became one of the most respected designers of the American theater. Among his productions include Frederick Ashton's Devil's Holiday (1939), George Balanchine's Concerto Barocco (1941), Danses Concertantes (1944), Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (1944), and Pulcinella (1972), Antony Tudor's Romeo and Juliet, and the second Giselle production for American Ballet Theatre in 1946. He retired to Rome, Italy where he died on December 14, 1972.


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