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Balanchine, George

Line breaks: George Bal¦an|chine
Pronunciation: /ˈbalənʃiːn
 
, -tʃiːn/

Definition of Balanchine, George in English:

( 1904–83), Russian-born American ballet dancer and choreographer; born Georgi Melitonovich Balanchivadze. He was chief choreographer of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes during the 1920s, and in 1934 he co-founded the company which later became the New York City Ballet.

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