Diaghilev

[ dee-ah-guh-lef; Russian dyah-gyi-lyif ]
/ diˈɑ gəˌlɛf; Russian ˈdyɑ gyɪ lyɪf /

noun

Ser·gei Pa·vlo·vich [sur-gey pav-loh-vich; Russian syir-gyey puh-vlaw-vyich], /sɜrˈgeɪ pævˈloʊ vɪtʃ; Russian syɪrˈgyeɪ pʌˈvlɔ vyɪtʃ/, 1872–1929, Russian ballet producer.

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British Dictionary definitions for Diaghilev

Diaghilev
/ (Russian ˈdjaɡɪlif) /

noun

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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