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Petipa, Marius

Syllabification: Pe·ti·pa, Marius
Pronunciation: /ˈpetēˌpä, pətēˈpä
 
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( 1818–1910), French ballet dancer and choreographer, resident in Russia from 1847; full name Marius Ivanovich Petipa. He choreographed more than 50 ballets, working with Tchaikovsky on Sleeping Beauty (1890) and The Nutcracker (1892).

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