(b Paris, 23 Dec. 1883; d Asnières, 3 Feb. 1968)
French dancer, choreographer, teacher, and ballet master. He studied at the Paris Opera Ballet School from 1894 and joined the company after graduation, becoming étoile in 1908 and ballet master in 1917. He was a favourite partner of both Spessivtseva and Zambelli. He staged revivals of ballets by Mérante, Staats, and Clustine as well as choreographing several works including La Grisi (mus. O. Métra, 1935), Jeux d'enfants (mus. Bizet, 1941), La Grande Jatte (mus. Fred Barlow, 1950), and the prologue for Les Indes galantes (mus. Rameau, 1952).