Finding Aids

Browse Finding Aids by: Collection Subject Creator Repository

Alberto Alonso and Sonia Calero Papers

Overview

Abstract

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information



Contact us about this collection

Control Card View

Alberto Alonso and Sonia Calero Papers, 1935-2002 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Fernando Espino

Printer-friendly Printer-friendly | Email Us Contact Us About This Collection

Collection Overview

Title: Alberto Alonso and Sonia Calero Papers, 1935-2002Add to your cart.

ID: CHC5359

Creator: Calero, Sonia

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian, Japanese

Abstract

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).

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Ballet -- Cuba

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner. Please contact chc@miami.edu for more information.

Acquisition Method: Gift of Sonia Calero Alonso, February 2014.

Preferred Citation: Alberto Alonso and Sonia Calero Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information: Collection-level record added by Fernando Espino, March 2014.

Finding Aid Revision History: Revised by Natalie Baur, March 2014 and MarĂ­a R. Estorino, May 2014.




Powered by Archon Version 3.21