Igor Schwezoff Memorial, St. Andrew’s Cemetery

This bronze bust of the Russian ballet master Igor Schwezoff seems strangely out of place in St. Andrew’s, as Schwezoff would seem to have no visible ties to Darien. He worked with Balanchine and the New York City Ballet, and spent a life in the arts. Swchwezoff’s partner, Sonny DeSoto, had ties to Darien and they chose St. Andrew’s as their final resting place.

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One response to “Igor Schwezoff Memorial, St. Andrew’s Cemetery

  1. (17 hours ago)
    I am a former ballet student and friend of Igor Schwezoff.
    I believe that the Russian ballet master Igor Schwezoff was buried in Darien Georgia in this cemetery because his close friend and musical accompanist Helio Desoto, known as Sonny, was from this town. I knew them both when they worked together in Washington DC and New York City.

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