Samuel Naumbourg - Publications
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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.
Israel Najara - Biography
Sigmund Mogulesko - Biography
Moses Michail Milner (Melnikoff) - Publications
Yiddish art songs : a comparative study and analysis of selected works of three composers representing Russia, America and IsraelMaterial Type:BooksYear:1983Content Type: Bibliographic Items
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Moses Michail Milner (Melnikoff) - Biography
Moses Michael Milner was born in Rokitno, Ukraine. He sang with famous cantors in Kiev, later studying music in Kiev and in St. Petersburg, where he participated in the founding of the Society for Jewish Folk Music (1908). He composed many works based on Jewish themes, as well as Jewish liturgical works. Apart from Jewish music, Milner wrote choral and orchestral works, operas, piano pieces, songs and incidental theater music.
Gustav Mahler - Publications
Gustav Mahler - Biography
Max Löwenstamm - Publications
Max Löwenstamm - Biography
Israel Lovy - Biography
Yoel David Lewensohn- Strashunsky - Biography
Yoel David Lewnsohn-Strashunsky was born in Liepaja, Latvia. He worked as a cantor in Vilna (1830-1841), and achieved fame in Lithuania and Poland as a cantor and as a choir leader. In 1841 he left his family and moved to Warsaw to further his studies and career, giving concerts in Poland. In 1849, he severed his ties with his family and ended his life in an asylum. Lewensohn Became a legendary figure due to his talent and his tragic life. Several of his compositions have been preserved.