Jacob Rappaport

Cantor
1890-1943

Born in Telenesht, Bessarabia. As a child he studied with Zeidel Rovner, and started performing as a cantor at the age of 18. He immigrated to the United stated in 1920. There he held different cantorial positions, and devoted himself to composing, most notably cantorial recitatives.

Sound Examples: 
Eilu D'varim by Jacob Rappaport

Performed by David Montefiore

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