Pierre Beauchamp

1631 - 1705

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Pierre Beauchamp (also Beauchamps (30 October 1631 – February 1705) was a French choreographer, dancer and composer, and the probable inventor of Beauchamp–Feuillet notation. His grand-father was called Christophe (a musician ) and his father, a violonist of the king's chamber, was simply called Louis. Following a custom of the time, Pierre Beauchamp was named Pierre after his godfather Pierre Vacherot, tailor of the queen's pages and a relative of the Beauchamps family. See Regine Kunzle (Astier) and John Powell Powell, John S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Beauchamp has received more than 60,491 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Pierre Beauchamp is the 25th most popular dancer (down from 24th in 2019), the 1,535th most popular biography from France (up from 1,593rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular French Dancer.

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Among dancers, Pierre Beauchamp ranks 25 out of 75Before him are George Balanchine, Mary Wigman, Alicia Alonso, Tamara Karsavina, Serge Lifar, and Merce Cunningham. After him are Zizi Jeanmaire, Filippo Taglioni, Carlo Blasis, Agrippina Vaganova, Bronislava Nijinska, and La Goulue.

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Among people born in 1631, Pierre Beauchamp ranks 6Before him are Isaac Barrow, Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, François Vatel, John Dryden, and Abraham Brueghel. After him are Al-Rashid of Morocco, Anne Conway, and Magdalena Sibylla of Holstein-Gottorp. Among people deceased in 1705, Pierre Beauchamp ranks 10Before him are Emeric Thököly, Sophia Charlotte of Hanover, Catherine of Braganza, Ninon de l'Enclos, Philipp Spener, and John Ray. After him are Madame d'Aulnoy, George William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Bada Shanren, Guillaume Amontons, Johann Ernst Glück, and Princess Luise Dorothea of Prussia.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre Beauchamp ranks 1,535 out of 5,234Before him are René Arnoux (1948), Anne Geneviève de Bourbon (1619), Arletty (1898), Gaston IV, Count of Foix (1422), Louise of France (1737), and Beatrice of Provence (1229). After him are Michel Chasles (1793), Antoine Barnave (1761), Didier Pironi (1952), Julien Duvivier (1896), Louis Durey (1888), and Bernard of Italy (797).

Among DANCERS In France

Among dancers born in France, Pierre Beauchamp ranks 4Before him are Marius Petipa (1818), Maurice Béjart (1927), and Jean-Georges Noverre (1727). After him are Zizi Jeanmaire (1924), La Goulue (1866), Liane de Pougy (1869), Roland Petit (1924), and Jules Perrot (1810).