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Fanny ELSSLER (1810-1884) in Le Diable boiteux

Fanny ELSSLER (1810-1884) in Le Diable boiteux

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ELSSLER, Fanny (1810-1884)
as Florinde in Le Diable boiteux. Steel engraving by W.H.Mote after E.D.Smith from Charles Heath : Beauties of the Opera and Ballet. Published by David Bogue: London, [1845].

Le Diable boiteux : pantomime ballet in 3 acts. Choreography by Jean Coralli; music by Casimir Gide. First performed Théâtre de l’Académie Royale de Musique, Paris, 1 June 1836.

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Apparently published simultaneously with Girardon : Les beautés de l'Opéra, ou Chefs d'Oeuvres lyriques illustrés par les premiers artistes de Paris et de Londres (Paris,1845), with which it shares identical plates and illustrations and similar descriptive texts of four ballets and five operas popular in both capitals during the 1840s.

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