Definition of Baryshnikov, Mikhail in US English:

Baryshnikov, Mikhail

proper noun

  • (born 1948), US ballet dancer, born in Latvia of Russian parents; full name Mikhail Nikolaevich Baryshnikov. In 1974 he defected to the West while touring with the Kirov Ballet. He served as the American Ballet Theater's artistic director 1980–9.


Baryshnikov, Mikhail