Antoine Bournonville by Per Krafft the Elder
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Antoine Bournonville
Nadja Sellrup as Esmeralda in "Ringaren i Notre-Dame" ("The Hunchback of Notre-Dame"), a 2009 ballet at the Royal Swedish Opera.

Antoine Bournonville (19 May 1760 – 11 January 1843) was a French ballet dancer a choreographer, active in the Royal Swedish Ballet and the Royal Danish Ballet and eventually ballet master in the latter.

- Antoine Bournonville

She played an important part in the development of the Royal Swedish Ballet.

- Julie Alix de la Fay

She was one of the first native members of the Royal Swedish Ballet.

- Charlotte Slottsberg

She was the sister of the famous ballet dancer Antoine Bournonville and the aunt of August Bournonville.

- Julie Alix de la Fay

He became the student of Noverre in 1769, at the age of nine, and toured in Vienna, Paris and London before he was employed in the Royal Swedish Ballet at the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm with his sister Julie Alix de la Fay in 1782.

- Antoine Bournonville

His favourite student and dancing partner in Sweden was Charlotte Slottsberg, with whom he made a successful pair in the ballets.

- Antoine Bournonville

Dancers from France, Italy and Belgium, such as Antoine Bournonville, Louis Gallodier, Giovanna Bassi and Julie Alix de la Fay were hired to perform and to educate Swedish students.

- Royal Swedish Ballet

She was a favorite partner of the male star ballet dancer Antoine Bournonville, was appointed premier ballerina in the 1786–87 season.

- Charlotte Slottsberg

In the first ballet-troupe in the national stage of 1773, they were very few native talents with former professional experience; one of them was Charlotte Slottsberg, who could be counted as the first native Swedish ballerina known by name.

- Royal Swedish Ballet
Antoine Bournonville by Per Krafft the Elder

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