Marius Petipa

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Birthday
11, 1818
Birthplace
Marseille, France
Death Date
Jul 14, 1910 (92)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
11, 1818
Birthplace
Marseille, France
Death Date
Jul 14, 1910 (92)

About

Former dancer and choreographer, considered by many to be the greatest ballet master that has ever lived.

Before Fame

He received his training at the Brussels Conservatory.

Trivia

He served as the premier maître de ballet of the St. Petersburg Imperial Theater for over 30 years.

Family Life

He was born in France.

Associated With

His techniques inspired more contemporary ballet dancers, like Amanda Schull.