Biography of Luigi Albertieri (1860-1930)

Dancer, master of ballet and Italian Professor, born in 1860 and died in New York on August 25, 1930. He/She studied under the tutelage of his adoptive father, the teacher Enrico Cecchetti. He/She danced in Moscow and Italy, as well as in the Ballets of the Empire Theatre in London. In 1910 he/she was appointed master of the Ballet of the Opera of Chicago, and in 1913 served the same didactic work at the Metropolitan in New York. Since 1915 had its own school in New York. He/She wrote the book The Art of Terpsichore (New York, 1923).