Biographies

Armand Sabah was born in 1952 in Marrakesh, Morocco, and immigrated to Israel with his family when he was 10 years old. His father's family was musical and was...

Born in Berlin, Sachs studied piano, music theory and composition as a youth in that city. He began a career as an art historian, but promptly became more devoted to...

Yitzhak Sadai was born in Sofia, Bulgaria, and immigrated to Israel in 1949. He studied composition at the Tel Aviv Academy of Music under...

Stanley John Sadie was an influential and prolific British musicologist, music critic, and editor. He was editor of the sixth edition of the Grove Dictionary of...

Born in London, was a concert pianist from an early age. As a composer he wrote works for piano, organ, orchestra and opera, and had a special interest in devotional music for the...

Salman was Qanun virtuoso, considered one of the finest in the Middle East. Being blind from the age of two, he studied music as a child in Baghdad’s school for...

Walter Salmen was born in 1926, in Paderborn, Germany.

His career as a musicologist began after studying musicology, history,...

Born in Heidelberg, Germany, Salmon studied composition with Richard Strauss at the Berlin Academy of the Arts, and later worked as a repetiteur at the Berlin Staatsoper,...

Picture taken from the National Library website, under fair use.

“The first lady of the piano in Israel," and, "She is considered the first Israel-born pianist to achieve international fame”... these and similar phrases color many writings about...

Lazare Saminsky was born in Vale-Gotzulovo[-Hatzulovo], Ukraine. He studied composition at the St. Petersburg Conservatory (1906-1910). In 1908 he became a founding member of...

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