Marie Anne de Cupisdecamargo

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Birthday
15, 1710
Birthplace
Brussels, Belgium
Death Date
Apr 28, 1770 (60)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
15, 1710
Birthplace
Brussels, Belgium
Death Date
Apr 28, 1770 (60)

About

Dancer who is known for her innovations in ballet, including the use of slippers rather than shoes and calf-length ballet skirts.

Before Fame

She was given lessons by famed French ballerina Francoise Prevost at age 10.

Trivia

She was the first woman to execute the entrechat-quatre move in ballet.

Family Life

Her brother Jean-Baptiste was a renowned composer and violinist.

Associated With

She and Maria Tallchief are both world-famous ballerinas.