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Hedvig Sophie* Taglioni (Karsten)

Death: Died in Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Kristoffer Kristian Karsten and Sophie Stebnowska
Wife of Filippo Taglioni
Mother of Marie Sophie Taglioni and Paolo Taglioni
Sister of Elisabeth Charlotta Kachanoff

Occupation: Swedish ballet dancer and painter
Managed by: George J. Homs
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About Sophie Karsten

Sophie Karsten became a dancer at the Royal Swedish Ballet in the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm. In 1805, she was appointed premier dancer. She was also active as a painter, and participated in the exhibitions of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts in Stockholm between 1802 and 1804. Her most noted paining was a mountain landscape.

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Sophie Karsten's Timeline

September 3, 1783
April 23, 1804
Age 20
Stockholm, Sweden
January 12, 1808
Age 24
Vienna, Wien, Austria
February 25, 1862
Age 78
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France