Pierina Legnani

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Birthday
30, 1863
Birthplace
Milan, Italy
Death Date
Nov 15, 1930 (67)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
30, 1863
Birthplace
Milan, Italy
Death Date
Nov 15, 1930 (67)

About

Former ballerina labeled one of the greatest ballerinas of all time.

Before Fame

She developed her technique studying under Carina Bertta.

Trivia

She is credited with being the first dancer to introduce the 32 fouettés en tournant into the coda of the Grand Pas d'Action in Cinderella.

Family Life

She was born in Milan, Italy.

Associated With

She and composer Felix Blumenfeld were both affiliated with the Maryinsky Theatre during their careers.