Leah Linden of Rye, an accomplished pianist, died at Greenwich Hospital on September 3, 2017. She was 89.
Born in Brooklyn, she attended Juilliard on a four-year scholarship and graduated with honors.
Through a mutual love of music, she met her first husband, Paul Stein, a cantor and operatic tenor. They had three children together and were married for 22 years.
Leah played piano professionally as both a soloist and in ensembles. She also worked as a proofreader at both RCA Records and the Kaye Scholer law firm.
Several years after the deaths of their spouses, she and B.A. Linden, DVM, a longtime Rye resident, met and later married.
After her retirement, Mrs. Linden opened a piano studio in her home in Rye, where she taught for many years. As a member of the Ethical Culture Society of Westchester, she occasionally played at services.
Mrs. Linden was predeceased by her husband. She is survived by her three children, Bill Stein and his wife Daniella of Warwick, N.Y., Fred Stein of New York, N.Y., and Roberta Stein-Ham and her husband Jack Ham of Rye; as well as her stepchildren, Richard Linden and his wife Katie of Andover, Conn., and Dr. Robert Linden and his wife Caren of Niantic, Conn., two grandchildren, James and Olivia Ham, and five step-grandchildren, Jeremy, Beth, Todd, Ellie, and John.