BOGDANOVA Nadezhda( Ballerina)
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Biography BOGDANOVA Nadezhda
(1836 - 1897). Her father, Konstantin Fedorovich, was a dancer in the Moscow ballet, dance teacher at drama school and ballet director (d. 1877). 12-year-old Bogdanova first performed on stage in Yaroslavl and then she danced in various cities, always take great success. On the advice of Fanny Elsler Bogdanova went to Paris where he studied with Mazilier and Senleona, and 20 October 1851. appeared before the Paris public in "La Vivandiere". In 1852, Mr.. She captivated Vienna, dancing "Giselle", mazurka, and the classic pas. Seconded by orders from the highest to the St. Petersburg theater, Bogdanov came here in 1856, in "Giselle" and caused a real delight. She became a darling of the audience, striking techniques, admiring the beauty, grace and ease of postures, as well as drama and mimicry. Eclipsing Andrejanova, Bogdanova treated on a par with the F. Elsler, Taglioni, K. Grisi etc.. Apart from the ballets, her repertoire were: "Esmeralda", "Gazelda", "rosebud," "La Sylphide", "Catharine", "Meteora", "Sirota Teolinda" and much more. No less than in the fatherland, the success it enjoyed, touring in Berlin, Naples, Paris. Since October 1862. Bogdanov danced in Moscow, where, in the "Naiad", fell on the stage and hurt. In the "Moscow Gazette" was published, that it hurt on purpose. In April 1864. Bogdanova ended a contract with management, not followed by the resumption; finally dismissed in 1875. - See. A. Pleshcheyev, "Our Ballet". Pav. Ros-ov.