ValgeirsdÓttir, Sigríður 1919-
VALGEIRSDÓTTIR, Sigríður 1919-
Given name is sometimes transliterated as "Sigridur"; born November 16, 1919, in Reykjavik, Iceland. Education: College of Physical Education and Sport, graduated, 1942; University of California, Berkeley, M.A. and teaching credential, 1947; State University of New York, Buffalo, M.Ed., 1968, Ph.D., 1974.
Agent—c/o Menntamálaráðuneytið, Sölvhólsgötu 4, 150 Reykjavik, Iceland.
Member of Orchesis dance group, beginning 1944; College of Physical Education and Sport, Iceland, teacher, 1949-51; Folk Dance Society of Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland, founder, 1951, choreographer and director of Icelandic folk dance performances in Iceland and around the world, 1951-94. Teachers College of Iceland, professor of educational psychology and director of Institute of Educational Research of Iceland, 1982-91. National Theater of Iceland, choreographer of stage productions, 1954-67.
Golden Pin, Icelandic Sport Union, 1950; award from Gymnastic Society of Reykjavik, 1956; German cultural awards for choreography, 1969; award from Folk Dance Society of Reykjavik, 1976; Order of the Falcon, President of Iceland, 1990.
Leikir (title means "Games"), Leiftur (Reykjavik, Iceland), 1958.
Pjó dansar I (title means "Folk Dances I"), Menntamálará uneyti (Reykjavik, Iceland), 1959.
Gömlu dansarnir (title means "Old-time Dances in Iceland"), Leiftur (Reykjavik, Iceland), 1986.
(With Mínerva Jónsdóttir) Gömlu dansarnir í tv ær aldir: brot úr íslenskri menningarsögu (Reykjavik, Iceland), 1994.
Kennari, skóli & læsi íslenskra barna, Menntamálaráðuneytið (Reykjavik, Iceland), 1996.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
International Dictionary of Modern Dance, St. James Press (Detroit, MI), 1998.*
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