Biographies

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Born in Konigsberg, Germany, and immigrated to Palestine in 1934. Took part in Israel's musical life as a violinist in the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra and in different string quartets, and...

Born in Jerusalem and graduated from The Hebrew University and the Rubin Academy of Music. Conducted all of Israel's major orchestras, as well as several orchestras abroad. Recorded many albums...

Israel Meyer Japhet was born in Kassel, Germany. In 1853 he began working as choir master and teacher at the Orthodox...

Pinhas Jassinowsky was born in Romanovka, a small town outside of Kiev, Ukraine. Jassinowsky’s first exposure to Jewish...

Born in Leuterhausen, Germany. Immigrated to Israel in 1939, and studied in the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Moved to the US in 1952, and received a PhD in Jewish Music from the Jewish...

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