Biographies

Frederick Jacobi - Publications

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Hanoch Jacoby - Publications

Hanoch Jacoby - Biography

Born in Konigsberg, Germany, and immigrated to Palestine in 1934. Took part in Israel's musical life as a violinist in the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra and in different string quartets, and also as director of the Jerusalem Academy of Music. Composed in a conservative, tonal style.

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Eli Jaffe - Biography

Born in Jerusalem and graduated from The Hebrew University and the Rubin Academy of Music. Conducted all of Israel's major orchestras, as well as several orchestras abroad. Recorded many albums of Jewish music. Established several institutions for the advancement of cantorate (Hazzanut) in Israel. Composing and arranging cantorial works, in addition to art music.

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Israel Meyer Japhet - Biography

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Pinhas Jassinowsky - Biography

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Tzipora Jochsberger - Biography

Born in Leuterhausen, Germany. Immigrated to Israel in 1939, and studied in the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Moved to the US in 1952, and received a PhD in Jewish Music from the Jewish Theological Seminary in 1972. Published several collections of Jewish music, and an instructional book for the recorder based on Israeli songs. Her compositions include many works with Jewish themes. Produced a video series about various Jewish musical traditions.

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