Lepeshinskii Olga( People's Artist of the USSR, Doctor of Arts of the Philippines, Member of the Academy of Art, Corresponding Member of the Academy of Art in Germany)
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Biography Lepeshinskii Olga
Born September 28, 1916 in g. Kiev. Father - Lepeshinskii Vasily (1881. born.). Mother - Lepeshinskaya Maria S. (1886 g. born.).
She graduated from the Moscow Ballet School (1933). Within 2 years of training took place at the State Institute of Theatrical Art. On debut. V. Lepeshinskaya was performing part of the ballet G. Hartel 'Futile Precaution'. During 30 years of work ballerina at the State Academic Bolshoi Theater (1933 - 1963.) Sang leading roles in almost all the ballets of the Bolshoi Theater: Kitri in L. Minkus 'Don Quixote', in the ballet Cinderella. Prokofiev's 'Cinderella', Tao-Hoa in the ballet 'Red Poppy' P. Glier, Jeanne ballet B. Asafiev 'Flames of Paris', Mirandolina in the ballet 'Mirandolina' N. Vasilenko, 'Sleeping Beauty', 'The Nutcracker' and other. From 1963 to 1992. worked as a teacher of classical ballet in the USSR, Russia and Sweden, South Africa, Italy, China, France, Japan, Germany, Hungary, Norway. President of Russia choreographic Association, Chairman of the State Examination Commission Russia Academy of Performing Arts. He was repeatedly elected to the Moscow City Council of People's Deputies, actively cooperated with the anti-fascist Committee of Soviet Women, was and remains a member of the editorial boards of many journals and publications on art. The head of the Central House of Artists. Member of the Academy of Art, Corresponding Member of the Academy of Art in Germany. L.H.D Philippines. Four times winner of State Prizes. Awarded Order of Lenin, the October Revolution, two Orders of Red Banner of Labor Order of Honor, as well as foreign orders Yugoslavia, Romania, Albania, Germany, Hungary, Sweden. She has published articles on the art of ballet in newspapers and magazines cities in Russia (USSR) and abroad. He loves books and music
Lives and works in g. Moscow