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Charles-Louis Didelot

(1767—1837)

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ballet and fairy tales

ballet and fairy tales  

The traditional association of classical ballet with the fairy tale is based not merely on the fame of such ballets as Swan Lake, Cinderella, and The Sleeping Beauty, but on ...
Didelot, Charles

Didelot, Charles (1767–1837)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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2005
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Popular dance memoirs hold that Didelot's historical significance was assured when his ballet Flora and Zephyr (1796) was

Didelot, Charles-Louis

Didelot, Charles-Louis (1767)   Reference library

The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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2005
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Performing arts, Dance, Music
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(born 1767 in Stockholm, died 9 November 1837 in Kiev), French choreographer.

Didelot ranks high among the artists who formed

Didelot, Charles-Louis

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The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed.)

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2010
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Performing arts, Dance, Music
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French dancer, choreographer, and teacher. He studied with Louis Frossard and his father at the Royal Theatre in Stockholm and later in Paris with ...

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 ...
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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