from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Diaghilev, 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 choreographers Fokine and Massine, the composers Ravel and Stravinsky, and the artists Bakst and Picasso.
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- n. Russian ballet impresario who founded the Russian ballet and later introduced it to the West (1872-1929)
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