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Taglioni

noun
  1. Marie. 1804–84, Italian ballet dancer, whose romantic style greatly influenced ballet in the 19th century
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Historical Examples

  • Yes,” replied Taglioni in jest, “he was one of my old lovers.

    Memoirs

    Charles Godfrey Leland

  • Why, Fanny Elsler's feet and Taglioni's feet are poetical feet—are they not?

  • This very season we had Taglioni, Rosati, and Feraris, all on the same stage!

  • Look at the great Taglioni whom emperors and kings applauded.

    Carnival

    Compton Mackenzie

  • His burlesque of Taglioni was side-splitting, especially as he grew stouter.