Aaron Copland with Zvi and Marianne in their home, Rochester, NY,  c. 1970

Marianne in front of a triptych by Paul Freeman, one of the paintings in her extensive collection of art and antiques.


Straddling her many worlds, Marianne dances the traditional “Mitzvah Dance" at her wedding with her grandfather, the Strettiner Rebbe, Moshe Langner. Toronto, 1951

A reunion of elementary school classmates—Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Zvi Zeitlin—with Marianne in the middle.  Rochester, c. 1970.

A gathering of beloved luminaries at one of the the Zeitlins’ dinner parties, Standing  l to r:   Carmel Lowenthal, Marianne and Hillel Zeitlin, Ronit and Jerome Lowenthal, Seated l to r: Gary Graffman, student, Toby and Itzhak Perlman, Naomi Graffman. Santa Barbara, 1981.

Poster for the 1992 City of Toronto Book Awards.

Part of the Zeitlin clan at the debut violin recital by granddaughter Ariella Zeitlin Hoffman (seated, second from right), Jerusalem, 2011



Zeitlin kinfolk following farewell recital of Zvi Zeitlin, Rochester, 2012


Marianne, who was one of the founders of the Jane Austen Society of Rochester,  next to Jane Austen’s mahogany desk on which she is purported to have written her novels, Chawton,  Hampshire,  England, 2005


 Reading and book-signing for Motherless Child at Book Culture, New York City, October 2012.

Marianne signs a book at a reading and book-signing at Indigo's, Toronto, October 2013.

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