Definition of de Valois, Dame Ninette in English:

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de Valois, Dame Ninette

Pronunciation: /də ˈvalwɑː/
(1898–2001), Irish choreographer, ballet dancer, and teacher; born Edris Stannus. A former soloist with Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes, she formed the Vic-Wells Ballet (which eventually became the Royal Ballet) and the Sadler’s Wells ballet school.
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