Diaghilev Sergei Pavlovich
Related to Diaghilev Sergei Pavlovich: Michel Fokine
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.
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