Definition of Petipa, Marius in English:

Petipa, Marius

proper noun

  • (1818–1910), French ballet dancer and choreographer, resident in Russia from 1847; full name Marius Ivanovich Petipa. Petipa choreographed more than fifty ballets, working with Tchaikovsky on "Sleeping Beauty" (1890) and "The Nutcracker" (1892).

Pronunciation

Petipa, Marius

/ˈpɛtɪpɑː/