Abraham Zvi Idelsohn - Publications
Material Type:Articles in BooksYear:1986Content Type: Bibliographic Items
Material Type:Articles in JournalsYear:1933Content Type: Bibliographic Items
Hebraeisch-orientalischer Melodienschatz, 07[E]: Der traditionellen Gesaenge der sueddeutschen Juden [The Traditional Song of the South German Jews]Material Type:BooksYear:1933Content Type: Bibliographic Items
Hebraeisch-orientalischer Melodienschatz, 09[E]: Der Volksgesang der osteuropaeischen Juden [The Folk Song of the East European Jews]Material Type:BooksYear:1932Content Type: Bibliographic Items
Material Type:Articles in JournalsYear:1932Content Type: Bibliographic Items
Abraham Zvi Idelsohn - Biography
Idelsohn was born in Filsberg, Latvia (former Kurland or Courland) and began his study of Jewish music in Libau where he trained to be a cantor. He continued his education at the Stern Conservatory in Berlin and at the Leipzig Academy. Idelsohn served as a cantor at the Adat Jeshurun Synagogue in Leipzig, and in Regensburg and Johannesburg, South Africa before finally settling in Jerusalem in 1906. In Jerusalem, he began working as a cantor and music teacher at the Hebrew Teacher’s college.