Biographies

Jozef Koffler - Biography

Born in Stryj and studied music in Lvov (1914-1916) and in 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.

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Maier Kohn - Publications

Maier Kohn - Biography

Born in Schwabach, Bavaria (today Germany). Worked as a cantor and as an educator in Munich. His book, Vollstaendiger Jahrgang von Terzett-und Chorgesaengen der Synagoge in Muenchen, is considered the first modern collection of synagogue melodies. It includes his own compositions, as well as compositions by others.

Source: Encyclopedia Judaica.

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Mark Kopytman - Publications

Mark Kopytman - Biography

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Moshe Koussevitsky - Publications

Moshe Koussevitsky - Biography

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Krása, Hans

Composer & important figure in the musical life of Theresienstadt (Terezín)
1899-1944

Hans Krása - Publications

Hans Krása - Biography

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Alexander A. Krein - Biography

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Kremer, Isa

Yiddish theater actress & singer
1887-1956

Isa Kremer - Biography

Full biography in JMWC by Judith Pinnolis.

Additional biography available at the Jewish Women's Archive. 

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Salah El Kuweiti - Biography

Iraqi composer and violinist, Salah El Kuweiti was born in Kuwait, and taken to Iraq when he was 17. He played violin, sang, composed, and achieved great musical fame in Iraq together with his brother, Daoud, who played the 'ud. 

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Zawel (Zevulun) Kwartin - Publications

Zawel (Zevulun) Kwartin - Biography

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