Definition of Nureyev, Rudolf in English:

Nureyev, Rudolf

proper noun

  • (1939–93), Russian-born ballet dancer and choreographer. He defected to the West in 1961, joining the Royal Ballet in London, where he began his noted partnership with Margot Fonteyn. He became a naturalized Austrian citizen in 1982.

Pronunciation

Nureyev, Rudolf

/nəˈreɪɛf//ˈnjʊərɪɛf/