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Dia·ghi·lev

 (dē-ä′gə-lĕf′, dyä′gĭ-lĭf), Sergei Pavlovich 1872-1929.
Russian ballet impresario whose Ballets Russes company, founded in Paris in 1909, featured the extraordinary talents of, among others, the dancers Nijinsky and Pavlova, the composers Ravel and Stravinsky, and the artists Bakst and Picasso.

Diaghilev

(Russian ˈdjaɡɪlif)
n
(Biography) Sergei Pavlovich (sɪrˈɡjej ˈpavləvitʃ). 1872–1929, Russian ballet impresario. He founded (1909) and directed (1909–29) the Ballets Russes in Paris, introducing Russian ballet to the West

Dia•ghi•lev

(diˈɑ gəˌlɛf, -lɪf)

n.
Sergei Pavlovich, 1872–1929, Russian ballet producer.
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Diaghilev was neither a dancer nor a choreographer or a playwright, however, in the beginning of the 20th Century his name was well-known to the millions of ballet admirers in Russia and in Europe.
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