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Naumbourg, Samuel

Composer, Synagogue singer, Musicologist, French Jewish reformer of synagogue music & choirmaster
1817-1880

Samuel Naumbourg - Publications

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.

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