Nijinsky Vaslav

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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