Bournonville

Bournonville

[boor-nuhn-vil; Fr. boor-nawn-veel]
Bournonville, Auguste, 1805-79, Danish dancer, choreographer, and teacher. Bournonville studied in Copenhagen with his father Antoine, the ballet master, and in Paris with Auguste Vestris. He joined the Royal Danish Ballet in 1828. As soloist and, after 1848, as choreographer of more than 61 works, he developed a distinctive romantic style and precision of technique. His surviving dance works include a version of La Sylphide and The Dancing School.

See K. Ravlow, ed., The Bournonville School (1979).

Bournonville is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais département in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

Geography

A small farming commune, some east of Boulogne, at the junction of the D253 and the D254 roads, by the banks of the river Liane.

Population

Population Evolution
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
201 200 200 196 180 211
Census count starting from 1962 : Population without double counting

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