Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD REFERENCE (www.oxfordreference.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2013. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single entry from a reference work in OR for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 20 March 2019

Vestris, Teresa (Thérèse) (b Florence, 1726; d Paris, 18 Jan. 1808) 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Dance
Author(s):

Debra Craine,

Judith Mackrell

Italian dancer. Sister of Angiolo and Gaetano Vestris. She studied in Naples and made her debut in Palermo. While performing in Vienna she became the mistress of Prince Esterhazy, a liaison which prompted a jealous Empress Maria Theresa to order the dancer's immediate transfer to Dresden. From there she went to Florence before settling in Paris in ... ...

Access to the complete content on Oxford Reference requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.