Collectie CHC5359 - Alberto Alonso and Sonia Calero Papers

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Alberto Alonso and Sonia Calero Papers


  • 1935-2002 (Vervaardig)


2 Boxes

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Sonia Calero Alonso (b. 1936) is a Cuban dancer who made her professional debut with CMQ Television. She later had a long career with the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, which was co-founded by her husband, the dancer and choreographer Alberto Alonso (1917-2007). In 1993, she and her husband left Cuba for the United States, settling in Gainesville, Florida.

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The Alberto Alonso and Sonia Calero Papers contain photographs, programs and ephemera related to the dance careers of Sonia Calero Alonso (b. 1936) and her late husband, the dancer and choreographer Alberto Alonso (1917-2007).

The collection contains primarily materials from Sonia and Alberto's careers before they left Cuba in 1993. These include concert programs, performance booklets, clippings, magazines, and photographs. There is also material from their international career after 1993, including awards, clippings, and reviews from the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Japan.


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This collection is open for research.

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Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please contact for more information.

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  • Engels
  • Spaans
  • Japans

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Gift of Sonia Calero Alonso, February 2014.

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