Famous 19th Century Dancers
Fred AstaireFred Astaire
10 May 1899, American
Dancer
Mata HariMata Hari
07 August 1876, Dutch
Dutch exotic dancer

James CagneyJames Cagney
17 July 1899, American
Actor, Dancer

Isadora DuncanIsadora Duncan
27 May 1877, American
Dancer & Choreographer

Anna PavlovaAnna Pavlova
12 February 1881, Russian
 

Martha GrahamMartha Graham
11 May 1894, American
Modern dancer and choreographer
George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
03 July 1878, American
American playwright

Vaslav NijinskyVaslav Nijinsky
12 March 1889, Ukrainian
Ballet Dancer

Mary WigmanMary Wigman
13 November 1886, German
Dancer, Choreographer
Doris HumphreyDoris Humphrey
17 October 1895, American
Dancer and Choreographer

Jack HaleyJack Haley
10 August 1897, American
Vaudevillian
Adele AstaireAdele Astaire
10 September 1896, American
Actor, Dancer, Stage actor

Lola MontezLola Montez
17 February 1821, Irish, British
Stage dancer

Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich
09 October 1874, Russian
Philosopher, Painter, Choreographer, Writer,

Loie FullerLoie Fuller
15 January 1862, American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,

Gertrude LawrenceGertrude Lawrence
04 July 1898, British, American
Actress
Mathilde KschessinskaMathilde Kschessinska
18 August 1872, Russian
ballet dancer

Carl NielsenCarl Nielsen
09 June 1865, Danish
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer,

Marilyn MillerMarilyn Miller
01 September 1898, American
Actress

Marius PetipaMarius Petipa
11 March 1818, French
Dancer, Ballet master, Choreographer, Librettist,
Ruth St. DenisRuth St. Denis
20 January 1879, American
Dancer

Reynaldo HahnReynaldo Hahn
09 August 1874, French, Venezuelan
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer, Music critic,
Ted ShawnTed Shawn
21 October 1891, American
Dancer

Léonide MassineLéonide Massine
28 July 1896, Russian
choreographer, ballet dancer, librettist

Arthur MurrayArthur Murray
04 April 1895, Austrian
Entrepreneur, Teacher, Journalist
Pauline MustersPauline Musters
26 February 1876
Dancer

Ida RubinsteinIda Rubinstein
25 September 1885, French
dancer, choreographer, ballet dancer, stage actor
Rudolf von LabanRudolf von Laban
15 December 1879, Hungarian
Dance Artist

Jean-Georges NoverreJean-Georges Noverre
29 April 1727, French
Dancer

Marie TaglioniMarie Taglioni
23 April 1804, Swedish
Ballet Dancer
Michel FokineMichel Fokine
23 April 1880, American, Russian
Choreographer

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Florence MillsFlorence Mills
25 January 1896, American
Singer
Maud AllanMaud Allan
27 August 1873, Canadian
Pianist

Bronislava NijinskaBronislava Nijinska
08 January 1891, Polish
Ballet Dancer

Agrippina VaganovaAgrippina Vaganova
26 June 1879, Russian
Ballet Teacher

Tamara KarsavinaTamara Karsavina
09 March 1885, Russian
Prima Ballerina
Eddie Foy Sr.Eddie Foy Sr.
09 March 1856, American
Actor
Erwin SchulhoffErwin Schulhoff
08 June 1894, Austrian, Czech
Composer, Pianist, Choreographer, Conductor

Pierina LegnaniPierina Legnani
30 September 1868, Italian
Ballerina

Marie RambertMarie Rambert
20 February 1888, Polish, British
Dancer

Carlotta GrisiCarlotta Grisi
28 June 1819, Italian
Ballet dancer
Edward HarriganEdward Harrigan
26 October 1844, Irish, American
Actor

Enrico CecchettiEnrico Cecchetti
21 June 1850, Italian
Ballet Dancer

August BournonvilleAugust Bournonville
21 August 1805, Danish
Ballet Master

Hanya HolmHanya Holm
03 March 1893, German, American
Choreographer

Fanny ElsslerFanny Elssler
23 June 1810, Austrian
Ballerina
Lev IvanovLev Ivanov
02 March 1834, Russian
Dancer

Jules PerrotJules Perrot
18 August 1810, French
Dancer
Olga PreobrajenskaOlga Preobrajenska
02 February 1871, Russian
Ballerina

Arthur Saint-LéonArthur Saint-Léon
17 September 1821, German, French
Ballet Master

Alexander Alexeyevich GorskyAlexander Alexeyevich Gorsky
06 August 1871, Russian
Choreographer
Albertina RaschAlbertina Rasch
19 January 1891, Austrian, American
Dancer

Charles DidelotCharles Didelot
27 March 1767, French, Swedish
Dancer
Louis HorstLouis Horst
12 January 1884, American
Choreographer

Jean CoralliJean Coralli
15 January 1779, French
Ballet dancer

Filippo TaglioniFilippo Taglioni
05 November 1777, Italian
Dancer

Fanny CerritoFanny Cerrito
11 May 1817, Italian
Ballet Dancer

Jackson HainesJackson Haines
1840 AD, American
Ballet Dancer
Carlo BlasisCarlo Blasis
04 November 1797, Italian
Dancer

Adeline GenéeAdeline Genée
06 January 1878, Danish, British
British dancer

Irene CastleIrene Castle
17 April 1893, American
Dancer

Salvatore ViganòSalvatore Viganò
25 March 1769, Italian
Choreographer
Jean DaubervalJean Dauberval
19 August 1742, French
Dancer

Marie-Madeleine GuimardMarie-Madeleine Guimard
27 December 1743, French
Ballerina
Yekaterina GeltzerYekaterina Geltzer
02 November 1876, Russian
Ballerina

Michio ItōMichio Itō
13 April 1892, Japanese
Dancer

Gaétan VestrisGaétan Vestris
18 April 1729, French
Ballet Dancer
Lucile GrahnLucile Grahn
30 June 1819, Danish
Ballerina

Christian JohanssonChristian Johansson
20 May 1817, Swedish, Russian
Teacher
Gasparo AngioliniGasparo Angiolini
09 February 1731, Italian
Dancer

John DurangJohn Durang
06 January 1768, American
Dancer

Nicholas SergeyevNicholas Sergeyev
27 September 1876, Russian
Dancer
Felia DoubrovskaFelia Doubrovska
13 February 1896, Russian
Dancer

Maria Theresa KembleMaria Theresa Kemble
17 January 1774, British
Actress
Valéria DienesValéria Dienes
25 May 1879, Hungarian
Philosopher

Vasily TikhomirovVasily Tikhomirov
29 March 1876, Russian
Dancer

Anne Hartley GilbertAnne Hartley Gilbert
21 October 1821, British
Actress

Suzanne DouvillierSuzanne Douvillier
28 September 1778, French, American
Ballerina
Louis DuportLouis Duport
01 January 1786, French
Ballet dancer
Mary Ann LeeMary Ann Lee
30 June 1824, American
Ballerina

La ArgentinaLa Argentina
04 September 1890, Argentinian
Dancer

Augusta MaywoodAugusta Maywood
1825 AD, American
Ballerina