The Daughter of the Snows

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The Daughter of the Snows (AKA Snegurochka) or "La Fille des Neiges" is a "fantastic ballet" in 3 acts/5 scenes, with choreography by Marius Petipa and music by Ludwig Minkus. Libretto by Marius Petipa, derived from the piece The Snow Maiden by Alexander Ostrovsky, inspired[citation needed] by a Russian folk fairy tale about Snegurochka from the folklore collection by Alexander Afanasyev.

The ballet premiered on January 7, 1879, at the St. Petersburg Imperial Bolshoi Kammeny Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia by the Imperial Ballet.

Principal dancers: Ekaterina Vazem (as the Snow Maiden).