Meaning of Balanchine, George in English:

Balanchine, George

Pronunciation /ˈbalən(t)ʃiːn/

proper noun

  • (1904–83), Russian-born US 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. Notable ballets: The Firebird (1949) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (1962).