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 YENGIBARYAN (Yengibarov) Leonid (15.3.1935, Moscow - 25.7.1972, Moscow) clown, actor, pantomimist.  People’s artist of Armenian SSR (1971).  He graduated the Moscow State School of Circus Art (1959). From 1959 he joined the Armenian state circus. Yengibaryan founded the Pantomime Theatre in 1971, where he founded new «Yengibaryan movement». Being a great master of improvisation he enriched the traditional character of clown. Yengibaryan  played in many tragic and comic scenes, as well as he played various roles using difficult tricks. See more.