Famous 19th Century Dancers
Fred AstaireFred Astaire
10 May 1899, American
Dancer
James CagneyJames Cagney
17 July 1899, American
Actor, Dancer

Mata HariMata Hari
07 August 1876, Dutch
Dutch exotic dancer

Isadora DuncanIsadora Duncan
27 May 1877, American
Dancer & Choreographer

Anna PavlovaAnna Pavlova
12 February 1881, Russian
 

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

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

Gertrude LawrenceGertrude Lawrence
04 July 1898, British, American
Actress

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

Olga KhokhlovaOlga Khokhlova
17 June 1891, Russian
Ballet dancer
Henry Louis Vivian DerozioHenry Louis Vivian Derozio
18 April 1809, Indian
Poet

Mathilde KschessinskaMathilde Kschessinska
18 August 1872, Russian
ballet dancer

Marius PetipaMarius Petipa
11 March 1818, French
Dancer, Ballet master, Choreographer, Librettist,

Carl NielsenCarl Nielsen
09 June 1865, Danish
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer,
Marilyn MillerMarilyn Miller
01 September 1898, American
Actress

Loie FullerLoie Fuller
15 January 1862, American
Actor, Lighting designer, Choreographer, Artist,
Alexander GlazunovAlexander Glazunov
10 August 1865, Russian
Composer, Choreographer, Conductor, Educationist,

Ruth St. DenisRuth St. Denis
20 January 1879, American
Dancer

Arthur MurrayArthur Murray
04 April 1895, Austrian
Entrepreneur, Teacher, Journalist
Ted ShawnTed Shawn
21 October 1891, American
Dancer

Rudolf von LabanRudolf von Laban
15 December 1879, Hungarian
Dance Artist
Pauline MustersPauline Musters
26 February 1876
Dancer

Reynaldo HahnReynaldo Hahn
09 August 1874, French, Venezuelan
Conductor, Composer, Choreographer, Music critic,

Florence MillsFlorence Mills
25 January 1896, American
Singer
Léonide MassineLéonide Massine
28 July 1896, Russian
choreographer, ballet dancer, librettist

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Marie TaglioniMarie Taglioni
23 April 1804, Swedish
Ballet Dancer
Bronislava NijinskaBronislava Nijinska
08 January 1891, Polish
Ballet Dancer

Ida RubinsteinIda Rubinstein
25 September 1885, French
dancer, choreographer, ballet dancer, stage actor

August BournonvilleAugust Bournonville
21 August 1805, Danish
Ballet Master

Erwin SchulhoffErwin Schulhoff
08 June 1894, Austrian, Czech
Composer, Pianist, Choreographer, Conductor
Tamara KarsavinaTamara Karsavina
09 March 1885, Russian
Prima Ballerina
Agrippina VaganovaAgrippina Vaganova
26 June 1879, Russian
Ballet Teacher

Maud AllanMaud Allan
27 August 1873, Canadian
Pianist

Pierina LegnaniPierina Legnani
30 September 1868, Italian
Ballerina

Enrico CecchettiEnrico Cecchetti
21 June 1850, Italian
Ballet Dancer
Hanya HolmHanya Holm
03 March 1893, German, American
Choreographer

Edward HarriganEdward Harrigan
26 October 1844, Irish, American
Actor

Marie RambertMarie Rambert
20 February 1888, Polish, British
Dancer

Carlotta GrisiCarlotta Grisi
28 June 1819, Italian
Ballet dancer

Jean-Georges NoverreJean-Georges Noverre
29 April 1727, French
Dancer
Marie-Madeleine GuimardMarie-Madeleine Guimard
27 December 1743, French
Ballerina

Irene CastleIrene Castle
17 April 1893, American
Dancer
Mikhail FokinMikhail Fokin
23 April 1880, Russian