Biographies

Abraham Caceres (Casseres) - Publications

Abraham Caceres (Casseres) - Biography

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Shlomo Carlebach - Biography

Rabbi, composer and performer. Shlomo Carlebach was born in Berlin, Germany. In 1939, he moved to the U.S. where he began his music career. Carlebach is considered by many to be the foremost Jewish religious songwriter. He recorded over 25 albums, composed up to 5,000 songs, and performed all around the world.

Short article about the works of Shlomo Carlebach, click here.

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Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Publications

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Biography

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Berele Chagy - Publications

Berele Chagy - Biography

Born in Dagdo, Russia. Officiated as cantor in Russia, the U.S. and South Africa.  Chagy published a book containing 87 recitatives for Sabbath services.

For full biography, click here.

For recordings of Berele Chagy, click here.

The pictures are taken from Chazzanut.com

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Julius Chajes - Biography

Julius Chajes (b. Lwow, 1910 - d. Detroit, 1985) studied piano under Richard Robert, Julius Isserlis, Mr. and Mrs. Moriz Rosenthal. He studied composition under Hugo Kauder. 
 
At the age of 15, Chajes performed his piano concerto Romantic Fantasy with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. He was the Honor Prize winner at the First International Competition for Pianists in Vienna in 1933. One year later he was appointed head of the piano department at the Beit L'viyim Music Academy of Tel Aviv. 
 
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Uzi Chitman - Biography

 

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Davit Civita - Publications

Davit Civita - Biography

Italian musician. One of the group of Jewish musicians connected with the court of the Gonzagas of Mantua. Known from only one publication: a collection of seventeen three-voice Canzoni (italian songs) which has the marking, "Madrigali Ebrei" (Hebrew Madrigals).

Source: Encyclopedia Judaica.

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Francis Lyon Cohen - Publications

Francis Lyon Cohen - Biography

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Nissan Cohen-Melamed - Biography

Nissan Cohen Melamed was born in Shiraz, Persia, in 1906. His parents, who promised themselves to immigrate to Palestine upon the birth of their son, took him at the age of two to Palestine, and settled in Jerusalem.

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Federico Consolo - Publications

Federico Consolo - Biography

Italian violinist, composer and scholar. Federico Consolo ("Yehiel Nahmani Sefaradi") was born in 1841 in Ancona, Italy. He studied violin and had a career as a violinist, until a nerve injury ended his career. After the injury he devoted himself to composition and research. He published Sefer Shirei Yisrael – Libro dei Canti d'Israele (1892), a work containing traditional tunes of the Sephardic Jews of Italy.
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