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Pavel Gerdt

Pavel Gerdt born with the name of Pavel Andreyevich Gerdt on November 22,18844 was a dancer and teacher .He studied at the Imperial Ballet School with Petipa and Johansson. He danced with Bolshoi and the Maryinsky in 1916 .His daughter ,Elisaveta Gerdt was also a ballerina teacher .He had studied under Alexander Pimenov,Christian Johansson and with Jean Antoine Petipa .He was also called the “Blue Cavalier” of the Saint Petersberg stage who created the roles of nearly every lead male character throughout 19th century.No one in the theater knew what his correct age was,whenever asked people would say 23.His students at the Imperial Ballet School were Michel Fokine,Tamara Karsavina,George Balanchine and Anna Pavlova whom he taught leap of Marie Taglioni and Carlotta Grisi.


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Pavel Gerdt

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