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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

  • Other Work

    • 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.