Blangy, Hermine (c. 1820–c. 1865)

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Blangy, Hermine (c. 1820–c. 1865)

French ballet dancer. Born c. 1820; died c. 1865 in New York.

As a member of the Paris Opéra ballet (1835–42), danced in Philippe Taglioni's La Sylphide (after 1838), Joseph Mazillier's Le Diable Amoureux, and as "Myrthe" in Giselle; spent one season at Theater Royal in Munich, Germany; toured US 3 times, appearing on East Coast and Mississippi Circuit, performing in The Vengeance of Diana, Giselle (as "Giselle"), La Vivandière, l'Illusion d'un Peintre and La Fille de Marbre, introducing the repertory of the Romantic era.