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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Placide, Alexandre (1750)

Maureen Needham.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 1782 words.

(Alexandre Bussart Placide; born 1750 in Paris, died 26 July 1812 in New York City), French-born dancer, rope

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Rodolphe, Jean-Joseph (14 October 1730)

Ole Nørlyng.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 759 words.

(Johann Joseph Rudolph; born 14 October 1730 in Strassbourg, died 18 August 1812 in Paris), Alsatian musician and

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Imperiale Accademia di Ballo

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 61 words.

The ballet school attached to La Scala di Milano. Founded by B. Ricci in 1812, it was reformed by Blasis...

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Bandō Tamasaburō

Samuel L. Leiter.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 592 words.

name used by five generations of kabuki actors.

Bandō Tamasaburō I

(born 1812 in Edo [Tokyo], died 6 March 1855

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Bandō Tamasaburō

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Name used by five generations of kabuki actors.

Bandō Tamasaburō I

(born 1812 in Edo [Tokyo], died 6 March 1855 in Edo), the line's founder, was better known as Bandō...

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Jean-Joseph Rodolphe

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(Johann Joseph Rudolph; born 14 October 1730 in Strassbourg, died 18 August 1812 in Paris), Alsatian musician and composer.

Rodolphe first studied music with his father, a...

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Imperiale Accademia di Ballo

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

The ballet school attached to La Scala di Milano. Founded by B. Ricci in 1812, it was reformed by Blasis when he became director in 1837 and became one of Europe's foremost schools,...

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Kobler family

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Austro-German family of dancers who performed together as a ballet company. They toured around Europe from the mid-18th century to the beginning of the 19th (when they appeared in Amsterdam...

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academies of dance

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Several countries followed the model of the French academies of the 16th and 17th centuries by setting up institutions designed to maintain and perfect standards in the arts. One of the...

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Adam Glushkovsky

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b St Petersburg, 1793; d Oct. 1870)

Russian dancer, teacher, and choreographer. He studied at the Imperial Theatre School in St Petersburg, a student of Didelot, who was also his...

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Salvatore Taglioni

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Palermo, 1789; d Naples 1868)

Italian dancer, teacher, and choreographer. Brother of Filippo T., father of Luisa T. (1823–93), a ballerina at the Paris Opera, and Fernando T....

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Andersen ballets

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Hans Christian Andersen (b Odense, 1805, d Copenhagen, 1875). The Danish poet and writer had a brief dancing career, making his debut in 1812 in C. Dahlén's Armida. He also became a close...

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Ivan Valberkh

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Moscow, 14 Jul. 1766; d St Petersburg, 26 Jul. 1819)

Russian dancer, choreographer, teacher, and ballet master. He trained at the St Petersburg Ballet School with Angiolini and...

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Louis Antoine Duport

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Paris, 1781; d Paris, 19 Oct. 1853)

French dancer, choreographer, and ballet master. He made his debut at the Paris Opera in 1797 where he rapidly became one of the most...

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Placide family

Overview page. Subjects: Dance — Theatre.

A celebrated Franco-American family of performers. Scion of the troupe was Alexandre Bussart Placide (1750–1812), born in Paris. He became skilled as a rope dancer, acrobat, and mime, whose...

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Placide, Alexandre

Maureen Needham.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Dance; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1182 words.

Placide, Alexandre (1750–26 July 1812), ballet dancer, choreographer, and acrobat, was born Alexandre Bussart Placide in Paris, France, but otherwise nothing is known of his early life. His...

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