Plaque

Nicolai Legat

Legat and Ouspensky
Nicolai Legat

Erection date: 16/4/2013

Inscription

Nicolai Gustavovich Legat, born St Petersburg, Russia 1869, died London 1937. Russian ballet dancer and teacher with the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg. His studio here (formerly 46 Colet Gardens) was attended by leading international ballet dancers from 1932 until his death.
Hammersmith and Fulham Historic Buildings Group
2012

Site: Legat and Ouspensky (2 memorials)

W14, Talgarth Road, 151, Colet House

The building is home to the Study Society. Founded in 1951 by Dr. F. C. Roles and his friends who had been associates of Ouspensky, the Study Society was established to carry on his aims and researches.

The unusual and lovely buildings just to the east were artists' studios, by Frederick Wheeler - London Details has an excellent write-up.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Nicolai Legat

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Mariinsky Theatre

Ballet and opera theatre in St Petersburg.  Named after the Empress Maria Ale...

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Nicolai Legat

Dancer. Born in St Petersburg, Russia. He joined the ballet company of the Ma...

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Hammersmith and Fulham Historic Buildings Group

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Piotr Ouspensky

Piotr Ouspensky

Piotr Demianovich Ouspensky, b. Moscow 1878, d. Lyne 1947. Philosopher & ...

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