Pierre Beauchamp

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Birthday
30, 1631
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Feb 1, 1705 (73)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1631
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Feb 1, 1705 (73)

About

Remembered for his choreographic work with French playwright Moliere's Troupe du Roy theater company and for his leadership of the Academie Royale de Danse, Beauchamp was a major figure in France's baroque dance movement of the Seventeenth Century.

Before Fame

When he was just seventeen years old, he began dancing at the court of King Louis XIV.

Trivia

He and fellow choreographer Raoul-Auger Feuillet were the architects of the Beauchamp-Feuillet dance notation system.

Family Life

Born into a family of dancers and choreographers, he was raised in Versailles, France.

Associated With

He and Louis Gallodier were both prominent French choreographers.