Choreographer Sophie Maslow, 95

Sophie Maslow, a choreographer who created several works with Jewish themes, died Sunday in New York at age 95. Her 1950 work “The Village I Knew” was a set of character sketches based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem, The New York Times reported. She also choreographed the annual Hanukkah festivals at New York’s Madison Square Garden in the 1950s and ’60s. Maslow was known for using populist themes based on the works of Woody Guthrie, Carl Sandburg and Duke Ellington.

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Choreographer Sophie Maslow, 95

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