I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. — Og Mandino

po_Cerrito-Fanny1Francesca “Fanny” Cerrito (May 11, 1817 – May 6, 1909) was an Italian ballet dancer and choreographer.

She was a ballerina noted for the brilliance, strength, and vivacity of her dancing. She was also one of few women in the 19th century to be recognized for her talent as a choreographer.