Ira Rosenblum

Alumnus Van Cliburn, who became a cultural hero after winning the Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in 1958, died on February 27.more
Hugh Aitken
Composition Faculty Member

Susan Jackson

Composition alum and former faculty member Hugh Aitken died on December 24, 2013, at the age of 88.more
Gordon Hardy
Associate Dean

Susan Jackson

Gordon Alfred Hardy, a former faculty member and associate dean of Juilliard, died on January 7, 2013.more

Karen Wagner

Former registrar Elizabeth “Betty” Bell Brummett died on August 9, 2011, after a three-year battle with cancer. She...more
Violin Faculty Member
Cellist and conductor Arthur Winograd, a founding member of the Juilliard String Quartet and former music director of...more
Dance Faculty Member
Ethel Winter, a Juilliard dance faculty member for half a century and a renowned dancer with the Martha...more
Organ Faculty Member

Susan Jackson

Gerre Hancock (Juilliard organ faculty 1971-2004), considered by many to be the finest organ improviser in America, died...more
Vocal Arts Faculty Member
Noteworthy accompanist and former faculty member Martin Isepp died on December 25, 2011, at London’s Royal Free Hospital...more
René Morel

Eric Grossman

Luthier René Morel, who worked on Juilliard string instruments from the 1950s until this past summer, died on...more
Dance Faculty Member

Martha Gallagher Wittman

Voice Faculty Member
Acclaimed bass Giorgio Tozzi, who served on the Juilliard faculty from 1971 to 1974, died on May 30...more
Alumnus and Cello Faculty Member
Cellist Bernard Greenhouse, a founder of the acclaimed Beaux Arts Trio and a Juilliard alumnus who was on...more
Alumna and Pre-College Faculty Member
Rosetta Goodkind, a member of the Pre-College faculty for 22 years, died on July 8 in Philadelphia at...more
Dance Faculty Member
Former Dance faculty member June Dunbar, who was also the assistant director of the division from 1957 to...more
Alumna and Violin Faculty Member Emerita
Louise Behrend, a violinist and teacher who introduced entire generations of Americans to the Suzuki method of teaching,...more
Piano Faculty Member

Orli Shaham

On January 22, longtime piano faculty member Herbert Stessin died at 88. Born on June 16, 1922, Stessin...more
Alumna and Dance Faculty Member

Cory Robertson

Elizabeth Sawyer, 79, a dance historian, Juilliard graduate, and former faculty member, died in her sleep on December...more
Composition Faculty Member

Jonathan Dawe

Milton Babbitt, 94, one of the most influential composers and music theorists of the 20th century, died on...more
Michael Langham
Former Drama Division Director

Ira Rosenblum

Michael Langham, a former director of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Canada, the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, and...more
Collaborative Piano Faculty Member
Marshall took a genuine delight in a well-turned phrase and beamed his delight back to the performer with...more
Juilliard Bookstore Manager
Al Miner, manager of the Juilliard Bookstore from March 1992 until his retirement in July 2010, died on...more
Jacob Lateiner
Piano Faculty Member

Robert Taub

On December 13, Jacob Lateiner, a Juilliard piano faculty member from 1966 to 2010, died at 82. Robert...more