Lanner, Katti (1829–1908)

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Lanner, Katti (1829–1908)

Austrian ballet dancer. Born Sept 14, 1829, in Vienna, Austria; died Nov 15, 1908, in London, England.

Trained at Court Opera School of Ballet in Vienna, where she made professional debut in Guerra's Angelica (1845); performed at Court Opera in La Muette de Portici (1847), Giselle (1852), and was featured in Bournonville's The Toreodor; performed throughout Germany; had 2-year engagement at Hamburg State Theater, where she choreographed Uriella, der Daemon der Nacht (1862) and Die Rose von Sevilla (1862), among others; retired from performance career (c. 1875), after which she served as ballet master at Her Majesty's Theatre, London, and as director of the Theatre's National Training School; choreographed and staged numerous productions for Majesty's Theatre, as well as 36 productions for Empire Theatre.

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