Sonja Kastl

(b. 1929)

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(b Zagreb, 14 Jul. 1929)

Yugoslavian dancer, choreographer, and director. She studied with Froman, Preobrajenska, Skeaping, and others and joined Zagreb National Ballet in 1945, becoming prima ballerina and then, in 1965, ballet mistress. She choreographed numerous ballets, often in association with Nevanka Bidjin, in which she explored contemporary Yugoslavian music, including Symphony of a Dead Soldier (mus. Branimir Sakac˘, 1959) and Symphony in D (mus. Luka Sorkoc˘ević, 1965).

Subjects: Dance.

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