Biographies

Yoel David Lewnsohn-Strashunsky was born in Liepaja, Latvia. He worked as a cantor in Vilna (1830-1841), and achieved fame in Lithuania and Poland as a cantor and as a choir leader. In...

Nehama Lifshitz was born in Kaunas, Lithuania and immigrated to Israel in 1969. She was perceived as the symbol of "the Jews of silence," which were not allowed to immigrate from the U.S.S.R. to...

Born in Furth, Germany. Worked as cantor in various cities in Europe, including...

Israel Lovy was born in a town near Danzig in 1773. He received his formal Jewish education at a Yeshiva in Glogau, where his father officiated as a hazzan. From a young age...

See biography in Milken Archive.

Born in Trebic, Moravia (today Czech Republic...

Michael Lukin was born in Leningrad, USSR, completed his BA degree at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance and obtained the MA in Jewish Music at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In his...

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