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Anna Volkova interviewed by Michelle Potter [sound recording]
Bib ID 3415846
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Volkova, Anna, 1917-2013, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and personal copies, written permission is required for public use for 10 years from the date of the interview. 
Description 2005 
3 digital audio tapes (169 min.) 
Summary

Anna Volkova born in Russia talks about her family background; the family leaving Russia as a result of the Russian Revolution; her Nansen passport; her early dance training in Paris; her dance career including her time in de Basil's Ballets Russes; the many tours she took part in including two to Australia; her favourite roles; people she met and who have influenced her; the Ballets Russes strike in Cuba; her marriage and family life after moving to Australia.

Notes

Recorded on Apr. 08, 2005 at Belrose, N.S.W.

Index/Finding Aid Note Summary (3 p.) and completed transcript (typescript, 61 leaves) 
Subjects Volkova, Anna, 1917-2013 -- Interviews.  |  Colonel W. de Basil's Monte Carlo Russian Ballet  |  Ballerinas -- Interviews.  |  Ballets Russes in Australia.
Other authors/contributors Potter, Michelle, 1944-, Interviewer

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