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Carlotta Grisi

(1819—1899)


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(b Visinada, 1819; d St Jean, Switz., 1899).

It. dancer. Contract at Paris Opéra 1841, creating divertissement in La favorite with Petipa and title‐role in Giselle. London début 1836. Most admired ballerina of her time. Cousin of the sisters Grisi.

Subjects: Dance.


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