1. For the performance, Marius Petipa created a new variation for the ballerina to Drigo's music that is still danced today by the lead Ballerina in the famous Paquita Grand Pas Classique.
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2. In late 1902 Marius Petipa began work on a ballet adaptation of the tale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs titled The Magic Mirror.
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6. Rather than keep his fateful appointment, Marius Petipa quickly left Spain, never to return.
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8. At the time of Marius's birth, Jean Marius Petipa was engaged as Premier danseur to the Salle Bauveau (known today as the Opera de Marseille), and in 1819 he was appointed Maitre de ballet to that theatre.
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