Nijinsky

[ ni-zhin-skee, -jin-; Russian nyi-zhin-skyee ]
/ nɪˈʒɪn ski, -ˈdʒɪn-; Russian nyɪˈʒɪn skyi /

noun

Vas·lav or Was·law [vah-sluh f] /ˈvɑ sləf/,1890–1950, Russian ballet dancer and choreographer.

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Nijinsky
/ (nɪˈdʒɪnskɪ) /

noun

Waslaw or Vaslaw (vatsˈlaf). 1890–1950, Russian ballet dancer and choreographer, who was associated with Diaghilev. His creations include settings of Stravinsky's Petrushka and The Rite of Spring
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