Amalia Brugnoli Samengo born Milan- daughter of a dancing couple. 1813 attended La Scala . Under director Louis Henry,prima ballerina at the Teatro Sant 'Agostino in Genoa . European guest artist 1823-28, by 1831 she was a member of the Vienna Hofopernballetts. 1823 w Armand Vestris as partner in the ballet "The Fairy and the Knight" in which she was the first dancer on pointe. After returning to Italy Carlo Blasis was her partner.