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Duport, Pierre Landrinlocked

(1762?–11 April 1841)
  • Kate Van Winkle Keller

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Duport, Pierre Landrin (1762?–11 April 1841), dancing master and composer of dance music, was born in Paris, France, into a family named Landrin. His father, whose first name is unknown, was a dancing master and choreographer who Duport claimed had taught cotillions to the “late royal family.” ...

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