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Ni·jin·sky(nĭ-zhĭn′skē, -jĭn′-), Vaslav 1890-1950.
Russian-born dancer and choreographer noted for his leading roles with Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in Paris and for his choreography of The Rite of Spring (1913) and other ballets.
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(Biography) 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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Ni•jin•sky(nɪˈʒɪn ski, -ˈdʒɪn-)
Vaslav, 1890–1950, Russian ballet dancer and choreographer.
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