Biographies

Robert Lachmann was born in Berlin and began his formal education at the University of Berlin and at the University of ...

Born in Czechoslovakia, and immigrated to Palestine in 1941. Worked as a teacher in...

Marc Lavry was born in Riga, Latvia and received his formal musical education at the Riga ...

Aaron Lebedeff was born in Gomel, Russia in 1873. As a young adult, he often appeared in Warsaw, where he began his career on stage. He was nicknamed “Litvak Komiker,” (the Lithuanian Yiddish...

Egon Ledeč, violinist, born March 16, 1889 in Kostelec nad Orlici (Eastern Bohemia). Ledeč studied violin performance at...

A selection from his biography on the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance website:

"President of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, Yinam Leef (Born in Jerusalem in 1953) is...

Myer Leoni began his musical career as an opera singer in England. In 1767 he took a position as cantor of the Great Synagogue...

Born in Bessarbia. Studied and worked as a conductor in St. Petersburg, settling in the U.S. in 1921...

Leo Levi was the first scholar to devote research to the Italian Jewish oral musical traditions. However, his role in the field of Jewish ethnomusicology, and in particular in the development...

Louis Lewandowski was born in Wreschen, Poland in 1821. At the age of thirteen, as a result of his mother’s death and family’s extreme poverty, Lewandowski moved to...

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