Biographies

Michele Bolaffi was a distinguished musician and composer active in Livorno in the early 19th century. His tenure as musical director of the Great Synagogue of Livorno can be...

Composer, pianist, and conductor Josef Bonime was born in Vilna in 1891, and immigrated to the United States with his family as a young boy. Bonime studied composition at The City College of New...

Alexander Uriyah Boskovich (Cluj, Hungary, now Romania, 1907 – Tel-Aviv, 1964, immigrated in 1938), a composer and critic, also essayist, translator, revered teacher and lecturer (also pianist...

Yehezkel Braun (b. Breslau, 1922, immigrated in 1924, lived in Tel-Aviv), the senior of Israeli composers who were raised and educated in ...

Mordechai Breuer was born in the city of Frankfurt am Main on April, 1918. He was the second son of Dr. Yitzhak Breuer and Esther Jenny, born Eizman. Mordechai was...

Max Brod (Prague, 1884 – Tel-Aviv, 1968, immigrated in 1938). Czech writer, poet, playwright, essayist and composer. The first biographer of Janáček. Also supported couleurlocale. In his book...

Conductor, arranger, and composer of Yiddish music. Born in Yelisavetgrad in Russia. In 1891, immigrated to the U.S. and settled in New York. Founded and conducted the Poale Tsion Choir, the...

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