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Ailey, Alvin

Syllabification: Ai·ley, Alvin
Pronunciation: /ˈālē
 
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Definition of Ailey, Alvin in English:

( 1931–89), US dancer and choreographer. He founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1958 and helped to establish modern dance as an American art form; he incorporated ballet, jazz, and Afro-Caribbean idioms in his choreography.

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