Henny Mürer

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Henny Mürer, c. 1938

Henny Mürer (22 February 1925 – 14 January 1997) was a Norwegian choreographer and dancer. She was also a journalist and critic for the broadcast and newspaper media.[1][2]

Her twin sister was Alice Mürer Siem (1925-2002) who was also a choreographer and dancer. Together with her sister, she studied at Rita Tori's Ballet School (1938-1946). She debuted at the Chat Noir (1946) and went to teach at the Royal Ballet School (1946–49). She was a soloist in the newly established Norwegian National Opera and Ballet (1958-1965). She served as rector for the National Ballet School from 1979 to 1986.[1]

She was awarded the Music Critics' Prize (Kritikerprisen) in 1962 and the Order of St. Olav in 1988.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Henny Mürer" (in Norwegian). Norsk bografisk leksikon. 13 February 2009. Retrieved 18 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Henny Mürer" (in Norwegian). Store norske leksikon. 15 February 2009. Retrieved 18 July 2017.