Cantor, composer and teacher of Ashkenazi prayer and cantorial music
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 ha-Knesset ha-Gadol) of Rishon LeZion.
1922: Returned to his homeland to recover, to serve time in the military, and to complete his training as a cantor. He finished his cantorial education with cantor Yehuda Lieb Miller in Vienna, and with Josef Baser Mesobotitza. During this time he was active with the Organization of Yugoslavian Cantors.
Born in Schwabach, Bavaria (today Germany). Worked as a cantor and as an educator in Munich. His book, Vollstaendiger Jahrgang von Terzett-und Chorgesaengen der Synagoge in Muenchen, is considered the first modern collection of synagogue melodies. It includes his own compositions, as well as compositions by others.