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Konstanze Vernon-Hoffmann

Konstanze Vernon-Hoffmann, German artistic director. Recipient Serge Lifar prize, Academy de Danse, Paris, 1962, Berlin Dance prize German Critics Association, 1962, Bavarian Order of Merit, 1982, Honorary Cultural prize State Capital of Munich, 1990, German Dance prize, 1991, Order of Maximilian, Free State of Bavaria, 1993.

Background

  • Vernon-Hoffmann, Konstanze was born on February 1, 1939 in Berlin, Germany. Daughter of Friedrich and Theresia (Eckstein) Herzfeld.

  • Education

    • Studied with Tatiana Gsovsky.

    Career

    • Dancer Berliner Ballet, 1954-1963, Bavarian National Opera, Munich, 1963-1980. Director Heinz-Bosl Foundation, since 1978. Professor dance High School of Music, since 1983.

      Ballet director Bavarian National Ballet, 1989-1998. Retired honored member Munich State Opera. Professor Dance High School, Munich, since 1998.

    Works

    • Appeared in ballets Giselle, Onegin, The Torture of Beatrice Cenci, numerous others.

    Connections

    • Married Fred Hoffmann.
    • father: Friedrich Herzfeld
    • mother: Theresia (Eckstein) Herzfeld
    • spouse: Fred Hoffmann.
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    Born February 1, 1939
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    • 1954 - 1963
      Dancer Berliner Ballet
    • 1963 - 1980
      Dancer Berliner Ballet
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany
    • 1978
      director, Heinz-Bosl Foundation
    • 1983
      professor, dance High School of Music
    • 1989 - 1998
      ballet director, Bavarian National Ballet
    • 1998
      professor, Dance High School
      Munich, Bayern, Germany, Germany