Henrietta Cohen, Renowned Jewish Concert Pianist, Dies in London; Often Honored
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Henrietta Cohen, Renowned Jewish Concert Pianist, Dies in London; Often Honored

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Harriet Cohen, a world renowned concert pianist, who was regarded as one of the greatest interpreters of Bach, died here yesterday. Miss Cohen, who retired several years ago due to failing eyesight and injury to her hands, was in her seventies. When she had reacher her professional zenith, she was made a Commander of the British Empire in 1938 and, in 1954 a Freeman of the City of London. Miss Cohen was the featured soloist with the Palestine Symphony Orchestra during the Mandate period when two attempts were made on her life by Arab terrorists. The British Mandatory regime provided an armored car to escort her to and from concerts.

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