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Blasis, Carlo (b Naples, 4 Nov. 1795 (some sources 1797); d Cernobbio, 15 Jan. 1878) 

The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

Debra Craine,

Judith Mackrell

Italian dancer, choreographer and codifier of classical technique who was arguably the most important ballet teacher of the 19th century. He studied with Dauberval in Bordeaux (where he learned the theories of Noverre) and Gardel in Paris. His first ballets were made for productions of operas by ... ...

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