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Yitzhak Sadai - Publications

Yitzhak Sadai - Biography

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Charles Kensington Salaman - Publications

Charles Kensington Salaman - Biography

Born in London, was a concert pianist from an early age. As a composer he wrote works for piano, organ, orchestra and opera, and had a special interest in devotional music for the synagogue. He wrote 124 settings for synagogue services of Reform Judaism.

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Encyclopedia JudaicaJewish Encyclopedia.

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Karel Salmon - Publications

Karel Salmon - Biography

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Pnina Salzman - Biography

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Saminsky, Lazare

Composer, researcher & co-founder of the St. Petersburg Society for Jewish Folk Music
1882-1959

Lazare Saminsky - Publications

Lazare Saminsky - Biography

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Jacob Koppel Sandler - Publications

Jacob Koppel Sandler - Biography

Born in Belaya Tserkov, Ukraine, immigrated to the U.S. in 1888 where he worked in the Yiddish theater and was choral director for several cantors. He composed several Jewish themed operettas, one of them featuring the famous song "Eli, Eli." There is some dispute as to whether Sandler really composed it, others claiming it was originally a folk song.

Source: Encyclopedia Judaica.

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Schächter, Rafael

Choral director & opera conductor in Theresienstadt (Terezín)
1905-1944

Rafael Schächter - Biography

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Heinrich Schalit - Publications

Heinrich Schalit - Biography

Born in Vienna, Austria. Studied in Vienna, and later worked as an organist in synagogues in Munich and in Rome. Immigrated to the U.S. in 1940 and held positions as a synagogue organist in various cities. As a composer, Schalit wrote orchestral, chamber, and piano music, as well as songs. He used Hebrew poetry for some of his compositions, and composed Jewish liturgical music. 

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Leon Schidlowsky - Publications

Leon Schidlowsky - Biography

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Martha Schlamme - Biography

Born in Vienna, she escaped to England in 1938 and immigrated to the U.S. in 1948. She became a popular singer, giving over a thousand concerts.  An expert in folksong, Schlamme sang in 12 languages, including Jewish folksongs in Hebrew and Yiddish.

Source: Encyclopedia Judaica.

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