Jacob Beimel

 [Pictures taken from: Beimel, Jacob. Mikitka (Jewish folk song). New York : Jos. P. Katz, 1924]
American cantor, composer and musicologist
1875-1944

Born in Parichi, Belarus. Immigrated to the U.S. in 1915. Worked as cantor and conductor in Europe (Berlin and Copenhagen) and later in the U.S. (New York and Philadelphia). Has written many articles concerning Jewish music. Founded the Journal, Jewish Music, in which he published a few of his own compositions and adaptations (synagogue music, folk songs, and Hassidic melodies).

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