a French ballet dancer and teacher. After a career at the Opéra de Paris, he founded his school at the start of the 19th century and became one of the most renowned ballet teachers in Europe. Made professor of the "classe de perfectionnement" at the Opéra in 1807, his students included Geneviève Gosselin, Louis Henry, Marie Quériau, Pauline Duvernay, Albert, Filippo Taglioni and above all Filippo's Marie. From 1810 he contributed to the development of the pointes technique.
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Marie Taglioni
...she began her ballet training under the direction of Jean-Francois Coulon and her father. After Filippo was appointed the...
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