Carlotta Grisi (born Caronne Adele Josephine Marie Grisi; 1819 – 1899). Italian ballet dancer. Born in Visinada, Istria (present-day Vižinada, Croatia), she was trained at the ballet school of Teatro alla Scala in Milan and later with dancer/balletmaster Jules Perrot. She was especially noted for her performance in the classic role of "Giselle".
- "Her talent, as well as her stunning red hair and violet eyes, enchanted poet and critic Théophile Gautier, who sang her praises in the press and also became her ardent admirer." https://www.encyclopedia.com/…/enc…/grisi-carlotta-1819-1899