Biographies

Israeli composer. Born in Berlin. Immigrated to Palestine in 1934. While serving in the IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) during the War of...

Shoshana Damari was born in Damar, Yemen in 1923. She was taken to Israel at the age of two. She started performing in an early age. She is considered as one of the greatest Israeli folk singers,...

Israeli composer. Born in Berlin. Worked in Germany as an opera conductor. Immigrated to Israel in 1936. Worked as teacher and...

Born in Hamburg, Germany. Immigrated from Germany in 1933 and...

Moritz Deutsch was born in Nikolsburg, Moravia and was identified at an early age as a prodigy in Talmudic studies.  It was his vocal talent however that brought him to Vienna to...

Born in Jerusalem on January 30, 1902, His father was R. Abraham Moshe Goldstein, a cantor who immigrated to Israel from Odessa, and who was a pupil of the renowned cantor Bezalel Odesser-...

Full biography in Milken Archive.

Joseph Dorfman was born in Odessa, Ukraine. He studied Piano and Composition at the Odessa Academy (1958-1965), and later studied Musicology and Composition at the Gnessin...

About the cantors of the Portugese Synagogue of Amsterdam see Israel Adler's monograph, ...

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