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Lucien Petipa

(1815—1898)

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Jean-Antoine Petipa

Jean-Antoine Petipa  

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(born 16 February 1787 in Paris, died 16 [28] July 1855 in Saint Petersburg), French ballet dancer, choreographer, and teacher. From whom Jean-Antoine Petipa received his early training as a ...
Mariinsky Ballet

Mariinsky Ballet  

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Russian ballet company based at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg. It dates back to court performances given by dancers trained at the Empress Anna Ivanovna's school, which evolved into a ...
Paris Opera Ballet

Paris Opera Ballet  

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French ballet company based in Paris, and the oldest national ballet company in the world. It has its origins in the Académie Royale de Danse, which was founded by Louis XIV in 1661 to improve dance ...
Petipa, Lucien

Petipa, Lucien (22 December 1815)   Reference library

The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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(Joseph-Lucien Petipa; born 22 December 1815 in Marseille, died 7 July 1898 in Versailles), French ballet dancer and

Petipa, Lucien

Petipa, Lucien (22 Dec. 1815)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed.)

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French dancer, choreographer and ballet master. Son of the dancer Jean Antoine Petipa, brother of Marius Petipa. He

Russia and the USSR

Russia and the USSR  

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Russian ballet has its roots in a school founded by the Empress Anna Ivanovna in 1738 for the teaching of ballet to selected servants' children. Under the direction of Jean-Baptiste Landé, this ...
St Petersburg

St Petersburg  

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See also Kirov; Russia. The birthplace of Russian ballet. The Empress Anna Ivanovna founded a school in 1738 under the direction of Landé and from this developed the Imperial company which performed ...

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