Marie Taglioni


Marie Taglioni as Flore in Charles Didelot's ballet Zephire et Flore. Hand colored lithograph, circa 1831. Alfred Edward Chalon (1780–1860) (public domain)

Marie Taglioni is considered THE ballerina of the Romantic era. She's often credited with revolutionizing, restyling and redefining dance, though her father was a significant part of those achievements.

Topics in this Podcast: ballet, dance history, European history, biographies, women, 19th century