|Born||June 16, 1914|
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||July 12, 2020 (aged 106)|
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Eleanor Sokoloff (née Blum; June 16, 1914 – July 12, 2020) was an American pianist and piano teacher. She taught on the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music from 1936 until her death. She taught many famous pianists such as Hugh Sung, Lambert Orkis, Susan Starr, Claire Huangci, Kit Armstrong, Craig Sheppard, Leon McCawley, Keith Jarrett and Sean Kennard. In 2001, in recognition of her tenure, Sokoloff received the Curtis Alumni Award.
References[change | change source]
- Staff (2014-11-22). "Mrs. Eleanor Sokoloff, 100 years!". cunninghampiano.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2016-04-15.
- "Eleanor Sokoloff, 106, who taught at Curtis Institute for more than eight decades, dies" by Peter Dobrin, The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 12, 2020
Other websites[change | change source]
- Bio of Eleanor Sokoloff at The Curtis Institute of Music Archived 2017-08-17 at the Wayback Machine