Biographies

 

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

Emanuel Aguilar, brother of author Grace Aguilar, was born in London in 1824. He received his musical education in Piano Performance and Composition in...

Ezra Aharon ("Azuri") (Bhagdad, 1903 – 1995, immigrated to Israel in 1935) was an outstanding composer, ‘ud player, singer, conductor, and performer of Arab art music. He was student...

Court musician. Al-Mansur Al-Yahudi was court musician for the Umayyad Caliph Al-Hakam I in Cordoba, Spain in the early ninth century. An historical source from...

Joseph Albarandi lived in Baghdad during the tenth century. Sources suggest that he was of Babylonian origin and probably lived his whole life in Baghdad. According to his...

Gil Aldema was born in the Borokhov neighborhood (today Giv'atayim), Israel. As a child, he played piano and violin and studied harmony under composer Paul Ben-Haim. In 1947, while serving in...

Haim Alexander (b. Berlin, 1915, immigrated in 1936, lives in Jerusalem), like Ehrlich, is also sometimes considered as one of the first generation, but indeed he acquired formative...

Composer Leon Algazi was born in Iepuresti, Romania in 1890. He studied music in Vienna and ...

Samuel Alman was born in Sobolevka, Podolia in 1877. He began his musical education at the conservatory in Odessa and was a member of the Russian...

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