Biographies

Giora Feidman - Publications

Giora Feidman - Biography

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Walter Zev Feldman - Publications

Walter Zev Feldman - Biography

Ph.D., Columbia University. Researcher on Ottoman Turkish and Jewish music, as well as the literature of the Ottoman and Central Asian Turks. Conducted research and published articles on classical and Sufi music in Turkey, the music and poetry of epic in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, and Jewish klezmer music in the United States. His book, Music of the Ottoman Court: Makam,Composition, and the Early Ottoman Instrumental Repertoire was published in Berlin in 1996, and is currently being translated into Turkish.

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Walter Zev Feldman - Detials

Email: 
wzfeldman@aol.com
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Tsippi Fleischer - Publications

Tsippi Fleischer - Biography

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Isadore Freed - Publications

Isadore Freed - Biography

Isadore Freed was born in Brest-Litovsk, Russia on March 26, 1900.  At the age of three, his family immigrated to the United States and settled in Philadelphia, PA.  Freed studied music formally at the Universityof Pennsylvania where he earned a Bachelor’s in music at the age of 18.  In 1923, Freed spent five months in Berlin studying piano with Josef Weiss.  Freed made his compositional debut in 1926 at a concert sponsored by the Friends of Chamber Music in Philadelphia.  The program included a Sonata for Violin and Piano, a Suit

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Deborah Lynn Friedman - Biography

Deborah Lynn Friedman was an American Jewish singer-songwriter, whose compositions played an important role in dramatically shifting the aesthetics of liturgical music in the liberal Jewish movements of North America. Friedman’s compositional career began in the 1960s, developing out of the folk music and communal singing tradition of Jewish summer camps. Jewish youth first brought her music into the mainstream of Jewish life and into their synagogues, where many worshippers were seeking more accessible, communal modes of prayer.

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Aron Friedmann - Publications

Aron Friedmann - Biography

Born in Szaki, Lithuania, Friedmann studied in Berlin and in 1882 was appointed chief hazzan of the Old Synagogue of the Berlin community, a post he held until 1923. He received the title of Koeniglicher Musikdirektor, Royal Academy of Art, Berlin, 1907. In 1901, he published Shir li-Shelomoh, a collection of cantorial music in traditional style for the prayers of the year. He also wrote Der Synagogale Gesang (1904) and Lebensbilder beruhmter Kantoren (3 vols., 1918-1927), containing biographies of 19th century hazzanim.

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Herbert Fromm - Publications

Herbert Fromm - Biography

Composer of synagogue music See article on Fromm:

http://www.milkenarchive.org/people/view/all/527/Herbert+Fromm

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