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Adolph Bolm as Student

Adolph Bolm was accepted into the Imperial Ballet School upon his father's urging. He was asked not to return after his first year, and was so upset by this turn of events that upon his mother's urging, his father agreed to seek his return to school.

Adolph worked hard and graduated. He attended school with Anna Pavlova, and organized her first tour outside of Russia, dancing as her partner.

The rest, as they say, is history.



Recommended Books:

The Ballets Russes and Its World

Dancing in the Sun: Hollywood...

Era of the Russian Ballet

Diaghilev Observed

The Art of Ballets Russes: The Serge...

Diaghilev's Ballets Russes

Spellings of Adolph Bolm's name found in his papers:

Adolph Bolm
Adolphe Bolm
Adolf Bolm
Adolph Rudolphovich Bolm
Adolph Rudolph Bolm
Adolph Emil Bolm

Adolf Bolm Marinski Theater St. Petersburg

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