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Enrico Cecchetti

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Rome, 21 Jun. 1850; d Milan, 13 Nov. 1928)

Italian dancer, choreographer, and ballet master. A renowned mime artist and one of the greatest teachers in the history of ballet,...

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Enrico Cecchetti

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Rome, 21 Jun. 1850; d Milan, 13 Nov. 1928)

Italian dancer, choreographer, and ballet master. A renowned mime artist and one of the greatest teachers in the history of ballet,...

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Cecchetti, Enrico (21 June 1850)

CLAUDIA CELI.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 2161 words.

(born 21 June 1850 in Rome, died 13 November 1928 in Milan), Italian dancer, choreographer, and teacher.

The son of

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Cecchetti, Enrico (21 Jun. 1850)

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 409 words.

Italian dancer, choreographer, and ballet master. A renowned mime artist and one of the greatest teachers in the history of ballet, whose system of teaching, known as the Cecchetti method,...

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Albertieri, Luigi

Barbara Barker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 1101 words.

Albertieri, Luigi (1860–25 August 1930), dancer, choreographer, and teacher, was born in Rome, Italy. Little is known of Albertieri’s parents, aside from the fact that his mother was...

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Schollar, Ludmilla

Janice Ross.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 935 words.

Schollar, Ludmilla (15 March 1888–10 July 1978), ballet dancer and teacher, was born Liudmila Frantsevna Shollar in Saint Petersburg, Russia; nothing is known about her parents or early...

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Craske, Margaret

Ann Conlon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 1187 words.

Craske, Margaret (26 November 1892–18 February 1990), ballet dancer and teacher, was born in Kirkley, England, the daughter of Edmund George Craske, a coal merchant, and Hannah Bishop. At...

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Ballet’s Traditionalists

Jessica Zeller.

in Shapes of American Ballet

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance. 10791 words.

This chapter discusses the teaching of two Italian instructors: Malvina Cavallazzi and Luigi Albertieri. Cavallazzi was the first ballerina at the Metropolitan Opera and the first director...

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Dame Marie Rambert

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

1888–1982)

Polish-born British ballet producer, director, and teacher who played a leading part in the establishment of English ballet. She was made a DBE in 1962.

Born in...

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Vera Trefilova

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b St Petersburg (or Vladikavkaz), 8 Oct. 1875; d Paris, 11 Jul. 1943)

Russian dancer and teacher. She studied at the Imperial Theatre School in St Petersburg with Ekaterina Vazem...

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Vera Nemchinova

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(b Moscow, 26 Aug. 1899; d New York, 22 Jul. 1984)

Russian dancer and teacher. She studied privately with Lydia Nelidova in Moscow from 1911 and with Elizabeth Anderson from 1914....

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Mariinsky Ballet

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Russian ballet company based at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg. It dates back to court performances given by dancers trained at the Empress Anna Ivanovna's school, which evolved...

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