Biographies

Israeli composer and teacher. Emanuel Amiran (Pugatchov) was born in Warsaw in 1909 to Ukrainian parents. In 1914, the family moved to Russia. Due to the fact that his father founded and...

Aharon Amram was born in Sana'a, Yemen, in 1939. His father, Rabbi Shlomo Amram, worked as a messenger for the Av Bet-Din (chief of the courthouse), and officiated as the...

Karel Ančerl, conductor, born April 11, 1908 in Tučapy (Southern Bohemia). Karel Ančerl studied conducting and composition at the Prague Conservatory of Music....

Sasha (Alexander) Argov (Abramovich) was born in Moscow on October 26, 1914 and died in Tel Aviv on September 27, 1995. At the young age of three and a half Argov began to study piano with his...

Italian musician. Member of the dall'Arpa family from Mantua, whose members were known as musicians and especially as harpists, hence the family name. Abramo dall'Arpa achieved fame as one of...

Born in Danzig, Germany, Avenary attended the universities of Leipzig, Munich, Frankfurt, and Koenigsberg (Kaliningrad), and received his PhD from Koenigsberg University. In 1936 he...

Menahem Avidom (Stanislaw, 1908 – Tel-Aviv, 1995, immigrated in 1935) was considered one of the most significant composers of his time. He initiated, chaired and supported, from 1955 to the end...

Tzvi Avni (b.1927, Saarbrücken, immigrated in 1935, lives in Tel-Aviv). A 2001 Israel Prize laureate, Avni is one of the most performed of the second generation. He was the recipient of 1986...

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