Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Fact of the Day: Italian Ballet

Ballet originated in Italy during the Renaissance. Due to the (Italian-born) French Queen-Consort Catherine de Medici, ballet was made popular in France.   

7 comments:

  1. Always thought I would like to go to attend a ballet performance.

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  2. Did not know that. I assumed it was the Russians.

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  3. I never got the wealth and power of the Medicis until I visited Florence. What a legacy ~ to have made ballet popular.

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