Biographies

Yitzhak Edel was born in Warsaw in 1896 to a Hassidic family. His grandfather, a Hassidic scholar, took...

 

In spite of his unparalleled fame as a singer and musician during his lifetime, very few details about the life of Haim...

Haim Effendi

Abel Ehrlich (Cranz, 1915 – Tel-Aviv, 2003 immigrated in 1939), 1997 Israel Prize laureate, is the most prolific of all Israeli composers, with more than 3,000 pieces. He studied...

Young singer who performed classical and Jewish music concerts  in the Warsaw ghetto during World War II.

American author, musicologist and composer. Born in New York, U.S.A. Studied at Columbia University, the Jewish Theology Seminary...

Researcher of 'Songs of the Land of Israel (Shirei Eretz Israel),' and of the musical cultural heritage created in Israel at the end of the 19th century...

Born in New York in 1907 (d. 1963), Ellstein sang as a chorister at local synagogue and also for the Metropolitan Opera Children's chorus. He studied at The Juilliard School, and...

See biography in Yivo Encyclopedia, written by James Loeffler...

Cantor and composer. Gershon Ephros was born in Serotsk, Poland. His father died when he was ten, and Ephros moved to live with his grandfather, Cantor Moses Fromberg. He received his first...

Cantor. Born in Debrecen, Hungary in 1912, and immigrated to Israel in 1949. Held cantorial positions in many cities, including Munich, Debrecen, Tel Aviv,...

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