Josephine Weiss


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(b 1805; d Vienna, 18 Dec. 1852)

Austrian dancer and ballet mistress. She was soloist at the Kärntnertor Theater, Vienna (1820–6) then ballet mistress at the Josephsstädter Theater where she formed Les Danseuses Viennoises (see Vienna Children's ballet) and, after 1845 toured widely with them.

Subjects: Dance.

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