Biographies

Martin (Rosebery d'Arguto) Rosenberg - Biography

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Josef (Yossele) Rosenblatt - Publications

Josef (Yossele) Rosenblatt - Biography

Born in Belaya Tserkov, Ukraine, immigrated to the U.S. in 1912. Widely considered the most popular cantor of his time, Rosenblatt composed and arranged numerous religious works and had a major influence on the cantorial world that followed him.

Sources: Concise Encyclopedia of Jewish MusicEncyclopedia Judaica.

 

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Moritz Rosenhaupt - Biography

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Solomon Rosowsky - Publications

Solomon Rosowsky - Biography

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Boruch Leib Rosowsky - Publications

Boruch Leib Rosowsky - Biography

Born in Naliboki, Vilna, served as cantor in the Great Synagogue of Riga and was a very popular cantor of his time. Rosowsky composed several works for the synagogue, the most important of which was Schirei Thefiloh.

Sources: Concise Encyclopedia of Jewish Musicgeoffreyshisler.com.

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Salamone Rossi - Publications

Salamone Rossi - Biography

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Europa Rossi - Biography

Also know as Madama Europa. She was a female singer in the Gonzaga family court of Mantua, Italy in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. Europa was the sister of composer and musician Salamone Rossi, and the wife of the Jewish community leader David Ben Elisha. She had two sons, Bonaiuto and Angelo. She is considered to be the only professional Jewish female singer of her time, and the first to gain fame outside the Jewish community.

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Aron Marko Rothmüller - Publications

Aron Marko Rothmüller - Biography

Born in Trnjani (today Ukraine). Studied in Zagreb and Vienna (1928-1932), was an opera singer, and performed across Europe. Immigrated to the U.S. in 1955, where he taught voice at Indiana University. Rothmüller composed chamber and choral music, and Sephardic and Ashkenazi songs. According to Eliot Kahn, Rothmüller identified 20 of his compositions as Jewish music. As an author he published The Music of the Jews.

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Zeidel Rovner - Publications

Zeidel Rovner - Biography

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Rozental, Leyb

Songwriter & playwright in the Vilna Ghetto
1916-1944

Leyb Rozental - Biography

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