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Nadel, Arno

German poet & liturgical musicologist
1878-1943

Arno Nadel - Publications

Arno Nadel - Biography

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Israel Najara - Biography

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Nahum Nardi - Publications

Nahum Nardi - Biography

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Moshe Nathanson - Publications

Moshe Nathanson - Biography

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Sergiu Natra - Biography

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Naumbourg, Samuel

Composer, Synagogue singer, Musicologist, French Jewish reformer of synagogue music & choirmaster
1817-1880

Samuel Naumbourg - Publications

Samuel Naumbourg - Biography

Samuel Naumbourg was born in Dennelohe, Bavaria, groomed from a young age to continue the long line of professional hazzanim in his family. He received his formal musical education in Munich where he was recruited to sing in Maier Kohn’s synagogue choir.  Naumbourg’s early appointments included a cantorial post in Besançon and a position as choirmaster of the Synagogue in Strasburg.

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Isaac Eliyahu Navon - Publications

Isaac Eliyahu Navon - Biography

Isaac Eliyahu Navon was born in Adrianpole (today Edirne) on May 17, 1859. His father, Rabbi Eliyahu Navon, was one of the Jewish intellectuals and public figures in Adrianpole, a city which had, from the seventeenth century until WWI, one of the most prosperous communities of Sephardic Jews in the Ottoman Empire.

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Yehoshu'a Leib Ne'eman - Biography

Born in Jerusalem, Israel. Studied under Solomon Rosowsky, later becoming a popular cantor in many of Jerusalem's synagogues, while also teaching at the Jerusalem Academy of Music. Ne'eman wrote extensively on subjects such as cantorial education, biblical cantillation, etc.

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David Nowakowsky - Publications

David Nowakowsky - Biography

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