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Fokine, Michel

Line breaks: Mi¦chel Fo¦kine
Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊkiːn
 
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Definition of Fokine, Michel in English:

( 1880–1942), Russian-born American dancer and choreographer; born Mikhail Mikhailovich Fokin. He was a reformer of modern ballet: as Diaghilev’s chief choreographer he staged the premieres of Chopin’s Les Sylphides (1909) and Stravinsky’s The Firebird (1910).

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