1872 b. March 31st. in Selischi (Novgorod Gubernia), Russia.
1909 - 1920 Directed the Ballets Russes ->. 1913 Arrival of his Ballet Russes in Paris. 1916 Jean Cocteau took him to Pablo Picasso's studio. 1917 Ballet Russes performed in Rome, Madrid and Barcelona Robert Delaunay and Sonia Delaunay meet him in Madrid. Pablo Picasso designed the set, curtain and costumes for Parade for him; Parade was was conceived by Jean Cocteau who also designed the scenario, with music by Erik Satie and program notes by Guillaume Apollinaire. 1919 Andre Derain designed his ballet La Boutique fantasque ->. 1923 - 1924 Marie Laurencin designs the set and costumes. 1925 Georges Auric wrote Les Matelots -> for Ballet Russes. 1926 Max Ernst and Joan Miro collaborated on designs for him. 1928 Travels Europe with his lover and protege the young composer Igor Markevitch. 1929 Giorgio de Chirico designed scenery and costumes for the production of the ballet Le Bal. d. Aug 19th. in Venice of diabetes. Man Ray made a Death Mask ->. See wiki -> and Biography ->. See Timeline