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ballerina , ballet teacher

Anna Sobeshchanskaia, USSR Ballerina, ballet teacher.


Sobeshchanskaia, Anna was born on January 15, 1842.


Pupil of K. Blazis.


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.