Biographies

Joseph Papernikoff was born in the late 1990s (1897 or 1899) in the Russian city of Warsaw, Poland. He was the son of Malka nee Zorgenstein and Shmuel Papernikoff, a...

Oedoen Partos (Budapest, 1907 – Tel Aviv 1977, immigrated in 1938) had an impact on Israeli musical life immediately after his arrival, and throughout his lifetime. He was the...

Jan Peerce (birth name Jacob Pincus Perelmuth) was born in New York City in 1904. Peerce’s first instrument was the violin, beginning his performance...

Born in Helsinki, Finland. Studied in St. Petersburg and Berlin before settling in Stockholm, Sweden where he worked as a composer, conductor, and music critic. His musical influences range from...

Biography in Milken Archive.

Biography by Pasquale Troia

Choirmaster of the Tempio Maggiore (Great Synagogue) in Rome from 1948 to 1984, Elio Piatelli enhanced the liturgical life of the synagogue (and beyond)...

Frederick Piket was born in Hungary, and received his formal musical education in Europe. He was a successful secular music composer and conductor for several decades before turning to synagogue...

Full biography in Milken Archive.

Shmuel Zanvel Pipe was born in 1907 in Sanok, central Galicia, Poland. Pipe learned the tailoring trade from his father. He was active in the youth organization Ha-...

Born in Vilnius in 1956, studied at the Ciurlionis School of Arts and Vilnius Conservatoire (piano class of Professor Marietta Azizbekova). Played youthful solos...

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