Ira Carl Ginsburg

by | Sep 16, 2013 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach —Ira Carl Ginsburg, 91, born in New York on July 3, 1922 died peacefully in Virginia Beach on August 25, 2013.

He was predeceased by his parents Ester Sherris Ginsburg and Hyman Ginsburg and his lifelong companion Dorothy Good.

An accomplished percussionist, Ira worked with many of the country’s major orchestra conductors, music greats, and in the theatre and cinema. He took personal pride in the achievements of his music students and with his masters degree in music therapy. He was a veteran.

He is survived by his sister, Norma Flax; nieces, Pat Flax-Jankowsky (Michael) and Judy Rosenberg, nephews and cousin. He will also be greatly missed by his wonderful friends.

The family wishes to thank Cantor Flax and the caring staff at Beth Sholom Village. A memorial service was held at the Beth Sholom Home. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be offered to the family at