Dassy of the Y has died

December 4, 2017 by norman lebrecht


Hadassah Markson, director of the School of Music and the Arts at New York’s 92nd Street Y from 1969 to 1992, has died at 90.

Known to all as Dassy, she founded and produced the Lyrics and Lyricists Series, the Jazz in July Festival, and the Jazz Piano Series.


Comments (2)

  1. Helene Kamioner says:

    Such a noble and lovely lady. Boruch dayan emess

  2. Jim Schaeffer says:

    Hadassah was a gracious and charming friend. She was president of the Center for Contemporary Opera for many years and remained on our board until her death. She will be greatly missed.

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