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Eric Werner - Publications

Eric Werner - Biography

Born in Ludenberg (near Vienna).

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Lachmann, Robert

Musicologist, ethnomusicologist, linguist, & researcher
1892-1939

Robert Lachmann - Publications

Robert Lachmann - Biography

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Wohlberg, Max

Hungarian-born liturgical scholar, composer and cantor
1907-1996

Max Wohlberg - Publications

Max Wohlberg - Biography

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Joshua Weisser (Pilderwasser) - Publications

Joshua Weisser (Pilderwasser) - Biography

Joshua Samuel Weisser (Pilderwasser) was born in 1888 in Novaya Ushitsa, Ukraine. As a child, Weisser was exposed to the tradition of Hassidic melodies and Hebrew zemirot through his father Aba Pilderwasser. Weisser began his formal musical education with the local hazzan of Novata Ushitsa, who taught him solfege and sight singing. He participated in many local synagogue choirs, studying under notable chazzanim such as Eliezer Gerovich.

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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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Pinhas Jassinowsky - Biography

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