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[foh-keen] /foʊˈkin/
Michel Mikhaylovich
[mi-shel mi-hahy-luh-vich] /mɪˈʃɛl mɪˈhaɪ lə vɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1880–1942, Russian choreographer and ballet dancer, in the U.S. after 1925. Unabridged
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  • Perhaps the rhythm of the music has never been better perceived than through these well-ordered movements designed by Fokine.

    The Russian Ballet Ellen Terry
  • Fokine created the choreography of L'Oiseau de Feu section by section, as the music was handed to him.

    An Autobiography Igor Stravinsky
British Dictionary definitions for Fokine


/Russian ˈfɔkin; French fɔkin/
Michel (miʃɛl). 1880–1942, US choreographer, born in Russia, regarded as the creator of modern ballet. He worked with Diaghilev as director of the Ballet Russe (1909–15), producing works such as Les Sylphides and Petrushka
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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