Biographies

Joshua (Osias) Abrass - Publications

Joshua (Osias) Abrass - Biography

 

Joshua Abrass was Born in Berdichev in 1820. He was also known as "Pitshe."

He was considered a child prodigy, and studied with Bezalel Schulsinger in Odessa. Joshua officiated as a cantor in Tarnopol (1840-1842) and in Lvov (1842-1858), and as chief cantor in Odessa (1858-1884). He published one work, Simrat Joh (ca. 1884). 

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Joseph Achron - Publications

Joseph Achron - Biography

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Adaki, Yehiel

Jewish Yemenite singer who worked for the conservation and circulation of Yemenite singing in Palestine and Israel
1903-1980

Yehiel 'Adaki - Publications

Yehiel 'Adaki - Biography

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Adler, Israel

Researcher; founder and former head of the Jewish Music Research Centre
1925-2009

Israel Adler - Publications

Israel Adler - Biography

Israel Adler (1925-2009): In Memoriam By Edwin Seroussi

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Adler, Hugo

Cantor and composer in Germany and later in the US
1894 - 1955

Hugo Adler - Biography

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Yedidyah Admon - Biography

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Bienvenida "Berta" Aguado - Publications

Bienvenida "Berta" Aguado - Biography

 

Sephardic vocalist Bienvenida "Berta" Aguado was born in Turkey in 1929, and immigrated to Israel in 1979. 

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Emanuel Aguilar - Publications

Emanuel Aguilar - Biography

Emanuel Aguilar, brother of author Grace Aguilar, was born in London in 1824.  He received his musical education in piano performance and composition in Frankfurt.  Aguilar returned to London in 1848 to begin his teaching career, but continued to give regular concerts of classical repertoire.  His corpus includes two operas, three symphonies, three cantatas and a number of chamber music and solo piano works.  Aguilar is most known for his notation and arrangement of the Sephardic Liturgical music of Amsterdam as sung by Aaron David de Sola. The Ancient Melodie

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Ezra Aharon - Publications

  • Material Type:
    Scores
    Year:
    1995
    Content Type: Bibliographic Items

Ezra Aharon - Biography

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Al-Gharid Al-Yahudi - Biography

 

From Encylopedia Judaica

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