Biographies

Born in Naliboki, Vilna, served as cantor in the Great Synagogue of Riga and was a very popular cantor of his time. Rosowsky composed several works for the synagogue, the most important of which...

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Solomon Rosowky, son of prominent cantor Baruch Leib Rosowsky, was born in ...

Also know as Madama Europa. She was a female singer in the Gonzaga family court of Mantua, Italy in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. Europa was the sister of...

Though much ink has been spilled reviewing the vast musical contribution of Jewish-Italian composer Salamone de Rossi, not much is known about his life. The little information that we do know...

Born in Trnjani (Austro-Hungarian Empire; a small locality near Slavonski Brod, today southern Croatia). Studied in Zagreb and Vienna (1928-1932), was a distinguished opera singer, and performed...

Leyb Rozental was one of the most prolific writers of revue theater in the Vilna ghetto. Many of his songs were written for and sung by his sister, Chayele. Rozental's songs were also sung and...

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Joel Rubin is an American clarinetist, Klezmer musician, Ethnomusicologist, and scholar of Jewish music. Since becoming involved in the Klezmer revival in the late...

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