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Tombs of dancers in cemeteries in and around Paris
Jane Avril (1868-1943), French cabaret dancer.
Isadora Duncan (1878-1927), USA dancer, founder of modern dance. Cremated and ashes placed in box 6796
Louis-Antoine Duport (1781-1853), French dancer and ballet master (10th division).
Loïe Fuller (1862-1928), USA cabaret dancer. Cremated and ashes placed in the columbarium, box 5382.
Cléo de Mérode (1875-1966), Belgian dancer (10th division).
Alwin Nikolais (1910-1993), USA dancer and choreographer. Cremated and ashes found in box 6627.
Virginie Oreille (1795-1875), French dancer at the Paris Opera, mistress of the Duke of Berry (57th division).
Marie Taglioni (1804-1884), French ballet dancer. Originally burried in the Cimetière Saint-Pierre at Marseille then transfered to Division 94.
Fanny Cerrito (1817-1909), Italian ballet dancer (5th division).
La Goulue (1866-1929), French cabaret dancer. Originally buried at the Pantin Cemetery of Paris then trasnsfered to the Montmartre Cemetery (31st division).
Emma Livry (1841-1863), French ballet dancer (31st division).
Vaslav Nijinski (1889-1950), Polish-Russian ballet dancer. Originally burried in London at the East Finchley Cemetery, later transferred to the Montmartre Cemetery (22nd division).
Ludmila Tcherina (1924-2004), French ballet dancer, painter and sculptor (21st division).
Auguste Vestris (1760-1842), French ballet dancer. Burried with his father, see below (5th division).
Gaëtan Vestris (1729-1808), Italian-French ballet dancer and choreographer. Burried with his son, see above (5th division).
La Argentina (1890-1936), Spanish dancer and choreographer.
Burried at Neuilly-sur-Seine (Hauts-de-Seine), in the Cimetière Ancien (3rd division).
Rudolph Noureev (1938-1993), Russian dancer and choreographer.
Burried at Cimetière Russe of Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois.
Roland Petit (1924-2011), French dancer and choreographer.
Burried in Paris, at the Cimetière Montparnasse (13th division).