Bertha Kalish - Publications
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Bertha Kalish - Biography
Joseph Kaminski - Biography
Born in Odessa, (toady in Ukraine). Studied music in Warsaw, Berlin and Vienna. Worked as a violin player in Warsaw, as the first violin in the Warsaw Radio Symphony Orchestra. Immigrated to Palestine in 1937 to play first violin in the Palestine Orchestra (later "Israel Philharmonic Orchestra"), until his retirement in 1969. Among his compositions are works for solo instruments, orchestral and chamber works.
Hanina Karaczewski - Biography
Hanina Karaczewski was born in Petrovka, Bessarabia. Before immigrating to Palestine in 1908, he lived in Warsaw and worked as a military band conductor. Karaczewski moved to Tel Aviv where he received teaching posts at several institutions, including the Herzlia Gymnasium, where he remained for over eighteen years. While teaching there, he established a youth choir and orchestra as well as a 200 member choir for adults. Karaczewski's songs and arrangements were published posthumously in the collection Zelilei Hanina (1927). Several of his s
Alter Yehiel Karniol - Biography
Alter Karniol was born in Dzialoszyce, a small province in Poland. He studied under several Hazzanim in Hungary where he began officiating in a number of local synagogues. He left Hungary for a short while to work at the Ohab Zedek Synagogue in New York, returning to Russia to take a position as chief hazzan of the Great Synagogue in Odessa in 1889. With the onslaught of pogroms in 1905, Karniol left Odessa for New York, where he was re-hired at the Ohab Zedek Synagogue. During his time in New York, Karniol released several recordings of liturgical music
Jerome Kern - Biography
Avram Moyshe Kholodenko - Publications
Material Type:RecordingsYear:2000Content Type: Bibliographic Items
Material Type:RecordingsYear:1997Content Type: Bibliographic Items
Avram Moyshe Kholodenko - Biography
Avram Moyshe Kholodenko, also known as "Pedoster", was a Klezmer bandleader from Berdichev (Ukranian city southwest of Kiev). In the last decade, Kholodenko's compositions have been featured in contemporary Klezmer recordings such as Budowitz's Mother Tongue (1997) and Khevrisa's European Klezmer Music (2000).
Emanuel Kirschner - Biography
Born in Upper Silesia (today Poland). Worked as Cantor in Berlin and Munich. His principal work is his four-volume collection of compositions, Tehillot le-El Elyon.
Gideon Klein - Biography
Jozef Koffler - Biography
Born in Stryj and studied music in Lvov (1914-1916) and Vienna (1918-1924). From 1928, worked in Lvov as a teacher and, under the Soviet occupation, was promoted to management positions in several music institutions. Died during the holocaust in an unknown time and place. His style was influenced by the avant-garde, but under Soviet pressure, he turned to more mainstream composition.