Jean Coralli

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Jean Coralli, circa 1810
Jean Coralli, circa 1830

Jean Coralli (15 January 1779 – 1 May 1854), born Jean Coralli Peracini, was a French dancer and choreographer and later held the esteemed post of First Balletmaster of the Paris Opera Ballet. He is best known for the creation of the Romantic ballet Giselle (1841) which he choreographed in tandem with another French dancer, Jules Perrot.

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His chief works include:

  • 1806: Paul et Rosette
  • 1806: Amphion
  • 1807: Les Incas
  • 1807: Hélène et Pâris
  • 1815: La Dansomanie
  • 1816: Les Noces de Zéphire et Flore
  • 1825: La Statue de Vénus
  • 1825: Les Ruses espagnoles
  • 1826: Monsieur de Pourceaugnac
  • 1826: Gulliver
  • 1826: La Visite à Bedlam
  • 1827: Le Mariage de raison
  • 1827: La Neige
  • 1828: Les Hussards et les jeunes filles
  • 1828: Léocadie
  • 1829: Les Artistes
  • 1830: La Somnambule
  • 1830: Le Mariage de raison
  • 1831: L'Orgie
  • 1832: La tentation
  • 1834: La Tempête ou l'Île des génies
  • 1836: Le Diable boiteux(fr)
  • 1837: La Chatte métamorphosée en femme
  • 1839: La Tarentule
  • 1841: Giselle, with Jules Perrot
  • 1843: La Péri
  • 1844: Eucharis
  • 1847: Ozaï

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