Biographies

Oedoen Partos (Budapest, 1907 – Tel Aviv 1977, immigrated in 1938) had an impact on Israeli musical life immediately after his arrival, and throughout his lifetime. He was...

Jan Peerce (birth name Jacob Pincus Perelmuth) was born in New York City in 1904. Peerce’s first instrument was the violin, beginning his performance...

Born in Helsinki, Finland. Studied in St. Petersburg and Berlin before settling in Stockholm, Sweden where he worked as a composer, conductor, and music critic. His musical influences range...

Biography in Milken Archive.

Frederick Piket was born in Hungary, and received his formal musical education in Europe. He was a successful secular music composer and conductor for several decades before turning to...

Full biography in Milken Archive.

1901: Born in Yugoslavia.

1919: Immigrated to Israel with his mother.

1920: Injured in the riots in Jerusalem.

1921: Invited to serve as cantor in The Great Synagogue, (Beit...

Yiddish actress and singer Regina Prager was born in Lemberg ca.1866. Prager began her stage career at Yankev Ber Gimpel’s Yiddish Theater, where she quickly became one of the forefront...

Born in New York City, USA. Studied with leading cantors of his time (Zeidel Rovner,...

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