Biographies

Hirsch Glik was born in 1920 to a working class family in Vilna. Glik began writing poetry at the age of 13, and was involved throughout his adolescent years in literary circles such as Yung...

Gnesin was born in Rostov-on-Don, son to the local Rabbi. He began his musical education with Cantor Gerovitz and pianist Oscar Fritch at the Rostov Technical Institute. He went on to study...

Abraham Goldfaden, known as the father of the Yiddish theater, was born in Staro Konstantinov, Ukraine. In order to avoid the draft, Golfaden’s father took advantage of a new law mandating that...

Israel Goldfarb was born in Sieniawa, Galicia (today Poland), and immigrated to New York in 1893. Although he had a pleasant voice and musical talent, his brother,...

Yiddish theater star Jennie Goldstein was born in New York in 1896. She began acting at the age of six, playing child roles opposite...

Israeli conductor, arranger and composer. Yitzhak Graziani was born in Russe, Bulgaria. His musical...

Musician. Born in Shklov, Belorussia to a family of 'Klezmerim.'...

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