New York, NY
Fanny Elssler 1810-1884, Austrian
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Fanny Elssler (1810-1884), Austrian ballerina, indirectly caused a riot in New York during her 1840 tour. German parade musicians accompanying Fanny Elssler were attacked by a gang of anti-foreigner toughs called Soap-Locks for the long, soaped hair.
December 8th, 2011
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