Funeral services for Isaak Cherkassky, father of Shura Cherkassky, well-known concert pianist, who died here Saturday, will be held today at the Riverside Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Dr. B. A. Tintner of the Temple of the Covenant officiating. Interment will take place in Franklin Cemetery, Hartsdale, N. Y. Mr. Cherkassky, who was seventy-three years old died of a heart attack.
Mr. Cherkassky, an exile from Soviet Russia, was formerly a teacher of languages in Odessa. The family came to the United States in December, 1922, where Shura, the former child prodigy, has developed into one of the foremost concert artists of the day. Surviving are his widow, Lydia, and Shura.