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Bakst, Léon Nikolayevich (born Lev Samoylovich Rosenberg) 1866-1924; Russ. painter and stage designer
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, Léon Nikolaevich 1866-1924.
Russian painter and scenic designer who modernized theater design. His best-known works were for ballets produced by Sergei Diaghilev in Paris.