Biographies

Alexander L. Ringer was an American research musicologist and educator of Dutch and Polish descent. He was a survivor of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. After...

Born in Jerusalem where he officiated as cantor at the Shirat Israel Synagogue for 60 years. He trained many of today's notable Israeli cantors, some of whom sang in the "Shirat Israel" cantor...

Rodan was born in Yassi, Romania. He studied violin and conducting at the Bucharest Academy of Music (1945-1949) and later worked as a conductor. He left Romania in 1961 and settled in Israel....

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Richard Charles Rodgers was an American-Jewish composer, known largely for his work in musical theater. He was one of the most significant American composers of the 20th century, and...

David Roitman was born in Dorozhinki, Russia, and was one of the leading cantors of his time. He was apprenticed with several cantors in Russia, including...

Researcher of Jewish Ashkenazic culture. Researcher of Yiddish literature, Kreitman Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Foreign Literatures and Linguistics, Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

Conducted a worker's chorus under the pseudonym of Rosebery d'Arguto in a suburb of Berlin before the war. In 1939, he was arrested as a socialist and as a Jew and sent to Sachsenhausen, where...

Born in Belaya Tserkov, Ukraine, immigrated to the U.S. in 1912. Widely considered the most popular cantor of his time, Rosenblatt composed and arranged numerous religious works and had a major...

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Morris Rosenfeld, born as Moshe Jacob Alter in 1862 in Stare Boksze, in Suwałki County, part of Russian Poland. Morris came from a family of fishermen. He was...

By Edwin Seroussi

German cantor and composer Moritz/Moses Rosenhaput...

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