Bloch, Suzanne

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Bloch, Suzanne

Bloch, Suzanne, Swiss-American lutenist and harpsichordist, daughter of Ernest Bloch; b. Geneva, Aug. 7, 1907. She went to the U.S. with her father; studied there with him and with Sessions; then in Paris with Boulanger. She became interested in early music, which she championed on original instruments. With I. Heskes, she publ. Ernest Bloch, Creative Spirit: A Program Source Book (N.Y., 1976).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire