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Lachmann, Robert

Musicologist, ethnomusicologist, linguist, & researcher
1892-1939

Robert Lachmann - Publications

Robert Lachmann - Biography

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Yehoshua Lakner - Biography

Born in Czechoslovakia, and immigrated to Palestine in 1941. Worked as a teacher in Israel and later in Switzerland, where he settled in 1963. Lakner's compositions include incidental music, works with the use of computers, and more.

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Marc Lavry - Biography

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Aaron Lebedeff - Publications

Aaron Lebedeff - Biography

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Ledeč, Egon

Czech violinist, leader of several chamber ensembles in Theresienstadt (Terezín)
1889-1944

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Yinam Leef - Biography

A selection from his biography on the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance website:

"President of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, Yinam Leef (Born in Jerusalem in 1953) is one of the most prominent and active composers in Israel today. He grew up in a cultural melting pot, where East meets West, old and new coexist. He studied piano and violin and his childhood musical influences include classical music, jazz, and the unique mixture of Jewish prayers, the chant of the Moazzin and the Old City's church bells. 

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Myer Leoni - Biography

Myer Leoni began his musical career as an opera singer in England. In 1767 he took a position as cantor of the Great Synagogue in London, but continued performing in Operas, providing they didn’t conflict with his Synagogue duties.

Leoni, along with collegue Giordani, established an English Opera company in Dublin in 1783, which due to financial difficulties only ran for a short time.

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Boris Levenson - Publications

Boris Levenson - Biography

Born in Bessarbia. Studied and worked as a conductor in St. Petersburg, settling in the U.S. in 1921. As a composer, he had an inclination towards Jewish music, composing several works on Jewish themes, and writing arrangements of Jewish songs. 

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Leo Levy - Publications

Leo Levy - Biography

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Louis Lewandowski - Publications

Louis Lewandowski - Biography

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