[ni-zhin-skee, -jin-; Russian nyi-zhin-skyee]
- Vas·lav or Was·law [vah-sluh f] /ˈvɑ sləf/, 1890–1950, Russian ballet dancer and choreographer.
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Nijinsky, in the years when Pavlova was still in the ballet, was allowed to have talent.
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- 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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