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1874-1884 - Connaught Square (Bayswater) Dance & Royalty Dancer Marie Taglioni was born in Stockholm on 23 April 1804. Her grandfather Salvatore Taglioni was a Neapolitan ballet master. Her father Filippo 1840-1848 - Haymarket (Westminster) Dance & Italy & place: Naples Ballerina and choreographer Francesca [Fanny] Cerrito was born on 11 May 1817 in Naples. She was trained in the ballet school of the Real Teatro di 1829-1884 - Eccleston Square (Belgravia) Societies & Dance & Jews & Music & Italy & place: Naples Conductor and composer Michael Costa was born Michele Andrea Agniello Costa in Naples on 4 February 1808, the son of Pasquale Costa. The family was 1757-1805 - Hanover Square (Mayfair) Dance & Impresarios & Music & Italy & place: Florence Dancer and theatre manager Giovanni Andrea Battista [John Andrew] Gallini was born in Florence on 7 January 1728. He was trained in Paris and moved 1758-1788 Clare Market (Westminster) Dance & Dentistry & Entertainment & Sex & Italy Giuseppe [Joseph] Grimaldi was probably born between 1709 and 1716, the son of the dancer John Baptist Grimaldi, one of a family of Italian 1720-1728 - Haymarket (Westminster) Dance & Entertainment Rope-dancer, acrobat, and theatre company manager Signora Violante was born in 1682 (details are lacking). Her maiden name is not known; her husband