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 Albert “Papa” Strunsky

Albert “Papa” Strunsky

Birth
Russia
Death 31 Dec 1941 (aged 71)
New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Maspeth, Queens County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 77570754 · View Source
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Immigrated to the USA in 1886. Naturalized 6 October 1892. Married Mascha Herzfeld 30 April 1896 in San Francisco, California.

He was a beloved landlord, who was known to "look the other way" when artists (in particular) were a little late with their payments.

[NY Times obituary, 2 January 1942]

Father of Leonore Strunsky Gershwin, wife of Ira Gershwin.


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  • Created by: Researcher
  • Added: 3 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77570754
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert “Papa” Strunsky (1 Jun 1870–31 Dec 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77570754, citing Mount Zion Cemetery, Maspeth, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Researcher (contributor 47327837) .