Diaghilev

[ dee-ah-guh-lef; Russian dyah-gyi-lyif ]

noun
  1. Ser·gei Pa·vlo·vich [sur-geypav-loh-vich; Russian syir-gyeypuh-vlaw-vyich], /sɜrˈgeɪ pævˈloʊ vɪtʃ; Russian syɪrˈgyeɪ pʌˈvlɔ vyɪtʃ/, 1872–1929, Russian ballet producer.

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Diaghilev

/ (Russian ˈdjaɡɪlif) /


noun
  1. Sergei Pavlovich (sɪrˈɡjej ˈpavləvitʃ). 1872–1929, Russian ballet impresario. He founded (1909) and directed (1909–29) the Ballet Russe in Paris, introducing Russian ballet to the West

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