Samsonov Cooper, Ruth

Israeli-born Canadian music pianist, teacher. Born 1918, Israel. Died, 1992 Toronto? Canada. Studied piano with Stefan Wolpe in Israel. Studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, and earned the LRAM, 1944 in piano, voice, and conducting. Studied with Harold Craxton and Sir Henry Wood. Following the war, Samsonov returned to Israel and began performing and taught. In 1954, she moved to Toronto,Canada, where she taught piano. She was a Jewish music educator in Toronto for many years.