Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Was Leonard Bernstein Divorced? Who was Leonard Bernstein Wife?

Leonard Bernstein Wife

Leonard Bernstein was an American conductor, pianist, music educator, composer, author, and humanitarian. Leonard was one of the most important conductors of his time. He received many accolades and honors such as two Tony Awards, seven Emmy Awards, 16 Grammy Awards, and an Academy Award nomination.

Leonard Bernstein was born on August 25, 1918, in Lawrence, Massachusetts, U.S. Leonard died at the age of 72 years on October 14, 1990. He died in New York City, U.S. 

Leonard Bernstein’s parents were Jennie and Samuel Joseph Bernstein. Leonard did his studies at Harvard University (BA) and Curtis Institute of Music.

Who was Leonard Bernstein’s Wife?

Leonard Bernstein was a married man. Leonard Bernstein’s wife was actress Felicia Montealegre Cohn.

Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre Cohn married on September 9, 1951.

Leonard Bernstein and his wife have three children- Jamie, Alexander, and Nina.

Leonard lived with his wife and children in New York City and Fairfield, Connecticut.

In 1977, Felicia was diagnosed with lung cancer. Thereafter, Leonard remained together with Felicia until her death on June 16, 1978.

Was Leonard Bernstein Divorced?

No, Leonard Bernstein was not divorced. Leonard Bernstein was never divorced. Leonard married only once, in 1951. He had only one wife – Felicia Montealegre.

Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre lived together for many years but the couple were separated for a while before Felicia Montealegre’s death when Leonard learned of Felicia’s lung cancer he moved back in with her and took care of her. Moved in and lived with Felicia until her death in 1978.

Read Also:- Is Josh Allen in a relationship? Who is Josh Allen Girlfriend?