Obituary: Marina Geringas

Teacher of elite pianists played last concert for Music in the Afternoon in 1982.


Marina Geringas, much-loved teacher and performer died at her home in Toronto on June 20 at the age of 77.  Russian-born, she lived through the Second World War in the Soviet Union and immigrated to Canada in 1975. In addition to performing, she became a leading teacher at both the Royal Conservatory of Music and the University of Toronto. In 1982 she retired from performing and played her last concert on Dec. 9 in Christ Church Deer Park presented by the WMCT.

Read Arthur Kaptainis’ Globe and Mail obituary.