Composer

Leó Weiner

Hungarian music educator and composer

Leó Weiner was born in Budapest. He had his first music and piano lessons from his brother, and later studied at the Academy of Music in Budapest, studying with János (Hans) Koessler. While there, he won numerous prizes, including: the Franz Liszt Stipend, the Volkmann Prize, and the Erkel Prize, all for one composition: his Serenade, Op. 3.

1885- 1960

Yitzhak Aviezer

Music Director and Producer for Voice of Israel in Arabic, composer, and conductor

Former Music Director and Producer for Voice of Israel in Arabic, composer, and conductor. Immigrated to Israel 1951. Initiated innovative recordings and performances within the Israel Broadcasting Authority framework. 

See his biography in The Scribe.

 

See Yitzhak Aviezer’s YouTube channel for several recordings of his compositions:

1936-

Sol Zim

American cantor, composer

Sol Zim is the descendant of five generations of cantors. Zim's father, Samuel Zimelman, served as cantor of the Hochschule Synagogue in Łomazy, Poland, and Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh in Portland, Maine.

1939-

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