Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia


Ruth Rosenfelder

Ruth Rosenfelder is visiting lecturer in Jewish music at City University, London. Born and educated in London, she trained as a pianist studying under Julius Isserlis and later with Franz Reizenstein at the Royal Academy of Music where she gained her LRAM. After teaching piano and theory of music at a private girls’ school, she joined the newly-formed Jewish music course at City University in 1992, where she was awarded an M.A. and, in 2003, a Ph.D. for her research into women’s music in London’s Hasidic community.

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