Israel Rabinovitch

Editor and writer
1894-1963

Born in Byten, Russia, acquired his first musical knowledge from home and from playing in a Klezmer band. Immigrated to Canada in 1911 where he continued studying and playing. While living in Montreal Rabinovitch published various writings on Jewish music and edited the Canadian Jewish Eagle.

Sources: Concise Encyclopedia of Jewish Music, Jewish Public Library Website.

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