Sunday, January 5, 2014

Galeotti, Vincenzo

Vincenzo Galeotti(1733-1816), Italian-Danish dancer, choreographer and ballet teacher, considered as the "Father of Danish Ballet", born and studied in Italy, toured and danced with many European Ballet companies, settled in Venice. He was invited to Copenhagen as ballet master, laying the foundation of the "Royal Danish Ballet". He stayed in Denmark the remainder of his life.

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