Petipa

[ pet-ee-pah, pet-ee-pah; French puh-tee-pah ]
/ ˈpɛt iˌpɑ, ˌpɛt iˈpɑ; French pə tiˈpɑ /

noun

Mar·i·us [mair-ee-uh s, mar-; French ma-ryys] /ˈmɛər i əs, ˈmær-; French maˈryüs/,1819–1910, French ballet dancer and choreographer in Russia.

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Petipa
/ (French pətipa) /

noun

Marius. 1819–1910, French ballet dancer and choreographer of the Russian imperial ballet: collaborated with Tchaikovsky on The Sleeping Beauty (1890)
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