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Gardel, Pierre Gabriel (1758 - 1840), dancer, ballet-master

Maureen Needham Costonis

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Nancy, 4 Feb 1758; d Paris, 18 Oct 1840). French dancer and ballet-master. He made his début as a danseur noble in 1774. He was trained by his brother, Maximilien Léopold Philippe Joseph Gardel (b Mannheim, 18 Dec 1741; d Paris, 11 March 1787), a dancer at the Opéra since 1755 and assistant ballet-master from 1773. The elder Gardel had made a sensation there in 1772 when,

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