Aller au contenu

Melānija Lence (1898-1995), ballerina, (USA)

    Melanija Lence-Eihe (1898-1995) was a Latvian ballerina. Born in Riga, she studied ballet in Moscow and Kharkiv. In 1920 she returned to Latvia where she became one of the stars of the Latvian National Opera. She escaped to Germany during World War II, and then to the US in 1950. The collection consists mostly of photo albums, there are some additional documents and newspaper clippings.

    Original source name : Lence Melānija (1898-1995), baletdejotāja, (ASV)
    English translation : Melānija Lence (1898-1995), ballerina, (USA)
    Creator : personal fonds
    Document- type 2 : photograph
    Reference number : LV_LVA_F 2117
    Language(s) : Mostly Latvian
    Geographical coverage : Latvia-Germany-USA
    Year(s) : 1937 - 1971
    Theme 1 : art and culture
    Link to the item in the catalogue : /
    Archive name : Latvijas Nacionālais arhīv
    Archive name (English) : Latvian National Archives
    Archive address : Bezdelīgu iela 1A, Rīga, Latvia
    City : Riga
    Country : Latvia
    Official website and institutional resources :
    Finding aid(s) :
    Back to the list