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Mlle Eugénie Schlosser

Mlle Eugénie Schlosser


The day after the third and final performance of Wagner's Tannhäuser, Amalia Ferraris created the title role in Graziosa, a one-act ballet by Lucien Petipa, with music by Labarre and scenario by J. Derley. This latter name cloaked the identity of comte Roger de Sainte-Marie, a young and elegant member of the Jockey Club. The action of the ballet was set in the public square of a small town near Naples in the days of Spanish rule.

Photographed by A. A. E. Disdéri.
 

Code: 122089
 
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