First book on the Dance History

A book was published on the dance history in France by Claude-Francois Menestrier, in 1682. The book was Des ballets anciens et modernes (On Dances Ancient and Modern),

      Claude-Francois Menestrier

Additional Information:

  • History of ballet – Wikipedia
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  • Ballet – Wikipedia
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