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Baryshnikov

[buh-rish-ni-kawf, -kof; Russian buh-rish-nyi-kuh f] /bəˈrɪʃ nɪˌkɔf, -ˌkɒf; Russian bʌˈrɪʃ nyɪ kəf/
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Mikhail [mi-keyl;; Russian myi-khuh-yeel] /mɪˈkeɪl;; Russian myɪ xʌˈyil/ (Show IPA), born 1948, Russian ballet dancer, born in Latvia, in the U.S. since 1974.
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Baryshnikov

/bəˈrɪʃnɪkɒf/
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Mikhail. born 1948, Soviet-born ballet dancer, who defected (1974) to the West while on tour with the Kirov Ballet: director (1980–90) of the American Ballet Theatre
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