Alexander Weprik

Composer
1899-1958

Born in Balta (today Ukraine), and studied at conservatories in Leipzig, St. Petersburg, and Moscow. Later taught at the Moscow Conservatory (1924-1942). His compositions include orchestral and choral works as well as chamber music, some which contain Jewish themes.

Sources: Encyclopedia JudaicaConcise Encyclopedia of Jewish MusicMusica-Judaica.

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