Noted Piano Teacher And Performer Dies

Leonard Shure, a distinguished piano teacher and performer who played with Leonard Bernstein, William Steinberg and other great conductors, died at age 84.

Shure appeared as a soloist with nearly every major American orchestra and taught at several prominent conservatories, including the New England Conservatory in Boston, the Mannes College of Music in New York and the Cleveland Institute of Music.

Besides Bernstein and Steinberg, he also performed with conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos, and accompanied soloists including cellist Paul Tortelier, soprano Leontyne Price and violinist Isaac Stern.

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