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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.
(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)
Sergei Pavlovich, 1872–1929, Russian ballet producer.