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Anna Iosifovna Sobeshchanskaia

Anna Sobeshchanskaia, USSR Ballerina, ballet teacher.

Background

  • Sobeshchanskaia, Anna was born on January 15, 1842.

  • Education

    • Pupil of K. Blazis.

    Career

    • While a student at the Moscow Theatre School, appeared with the Bolshoi Theatre. Among her roles was that of the Gitana in Felipe Taglioni’s eponymous production. In her later career, developed a realistic style.

      Appeared as Aspiccia in the Pharao’s Daughter (choreography by Marius Petipa). Ended her stage career in 1879, and became a teacher of young ballerinas.
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    Born January 15, 1842
    Died December 5, 1918
    (aged 76)
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