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Ephraim Skliar - Publications

Ephraim Skliar - Biography

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Bezalel Shulsinger - Biography

Born in Uman, also know as 'Bezalel Odesser.' Served as cantor in Odessa for about thirty-five years, later moving to Jerusalem. His compositions (notated by his students) achieved great popularity and had a strong influence on synagogue music.

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Andre Hajdu - Publications

Andre Hajdu - Biography

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Wolf Shestapol - Publications

Wolf Shestapol - Biography

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Naomi Shemer - Publications

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Mattityahu Shelem - Publications

Mattityahu Shelem - Biography

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Adler, Hugo

Cantor and composer in Germany and later in the US
1894-1955

Hugo Adler - Biography

Hugo Adler was born in Antwerp, Belgium. He sang in the choir of Yossele Roenblatt in Hamburg, officiated as cantor in the Haupt-Synagoge in Mannheim, Germany (1921-1939), and studied composition with Ernst Toch. In 1939, he immigrated to the US, and there he officiated as cantor at Temple Emanuel in Worcester, Massachusetts from 1940 until his death in 1955.

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Marc Lavry - Biography

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Yehuda Sharett (Shertok) - Publications

Yehuda Sharett (Shertok) - Biography

Born in Kherson, Ukraine, immigrated to Israel in 1906. Was a member of Kibbutz Yagur where he composed the Yagur Passover Seder Service (for which he won the Engel prize), a piece combining Jewish tradition with modern musical elements. Also known for composing poems of various Hebrew poets.

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Sergiu Natra - Biography

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