Avdotya Timofeyeva

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Avdotia Timofeyeva (1739-?), was a Russian ballerina. She belonged to the first group of ballet dancers in the history of Russian ballet. Timofejeva was a part of the first group of ballet students trained by the founder of the Russian ballet, Jean-Baptiste Landé, and was given a position in the ballet of the Imperial theatres in 1748. She performed many parts in the ballets by Giovanni Battista Locatelli and Antonio Sacco.


Авдотья (Тимофеевна) // Энциклопедический словарь, составленный русскими учеными и литераторами. СПб., 1861.