Biographies

Ruth HaCohen - Publications

Ruth HaCohen - Biography

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Ruth HaCohen - Detials

Email: 
mshruth@mscc.huji.ac.il
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Hadar, Yosef

Yosef Hadar was one of the "Tzabar" composers who made a significant contribution to Israeli Folk Song (Zemer Ivri) in the fifties.
1926-2006

Yosef Hadar - Biography

Yosef Hadar was born in Tel Aviv in 1926 to a musical family. His mother Yafa and his father Yehiel were both members of the Israeli Opera under Golinkin, and of the Tel Aviv Choir under Joel Engel. Hadar absorbed both classical/operatic repertoire and contemporary Israeli repertoire from his parents.

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Don Harrán - Publications

Don Harrán - Biography

Artur Rubinstein Professor Emeritus of Musicology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Research interests: word-tone relations in music and theory from the Greeks to the seventeenth century; humanism and music; the Italian madrigal; instrumental music of the early Baroque; Jews as composers, musicians, and music theorists in fifteenth- to seventeenth-century Italy; early Jewish women as poets and singers; the beginnings of Hebrew musical historiography.

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Marcus Hast - Publications

Marcus Hast - Biography

Born in Praga (near Warsaw). After serving as a cantor in Poland and Germany, he moved to London, and worked there as a cantor until his death. Among his compositions are oratorios, cantatas and hymns.

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Nahum Heiman - Biography

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Nahum Heiman - Detials

Email: 
nh34@zahav.net.il
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Helfman, Max

Composer, choral conductor & educator
1901-1963
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Alberto Hemsi - Publications

Alberto Hemsi - Biography

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Yankele Hershkowitz (Herszkowicz) - Biography

Yankele Hershkowitz, a tailor by trade, was a popular street performer in the Lodz ghetto. He composed and performed satirical songs pertaining to major events and to figures of the ghetto. While not much is known about Yankele Hershkowitz’s personal life, his musical contribution to the cultural life of the Lodz ghetto has been recounted by many survivors. His original compositions are detailed in several entries of the Lodz ghetto Chronicle.

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Mordekhai Hershman - Biography

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