Marie Taglioni, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Marie Taglioni

Italian ballet dancer

Date of Birth: 23-Apr-1804

Place of Birth: Stockholm, Sweden

Date of Death: 22-Apr-1884

Profession: ballet dancer, choreographer, dancer

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Marie Taglioni

  • Marie Taglioni, Comtesse de Voisins (23 April 1804 – 22 April 1884) was a Swedish ballet dancer of the Romantic ballet era, a central figure in the history of European dance.
  • She was one of the most celebrated ballerinas of the romantic ballet, which was cultivated primarily at Her Majesty's Theatre in London, and at the Théâtre de l'Académie Royale de Musique of the Paris Opera Ballet.
  • She is credited with (though not confirmed) being the first ballerina to truly dance en pointe.

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