Biographies

Born in Odessa, Ukraine. Officiated as cantor in Kherson...

Born in Lanus, Argentina in 1928 to a family of Jewish immigrants from Syria, Shiloah returned with his family to Syria in 1931. In 1942, as a teenager, he took upon himself...

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Joseph Shlisky was born in Ostrowiec Voivodeship, Poland, around 1894. As a child, he sang in the choir of the local synagogue. A cantor from a neighboring village...

Verdina Shlonsky (Kremenshug, Ukraine, 1905 – Tel-Aviv, 1990, immigrated in 1944), composer, pianist, essayist, and critic, was the only widely known woman composer of her generation. She wrote...

Avraham Shlonsky was an Israeli poet and editor, born in the Russian Empire.

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Herzl Shmueli was born in Istanbul and immigrated to Palestine in 1933. He studied theory and composition with Arieh Uri Boscovich...

Born in Uman, also know as 'Bezalel Odesser.' Served as cantor in Odessa for about thirty-five years, later moving to ...

Born in Hilnik, Hungary, officiated as cantor in Beuthen, Nurnberg and Vienna...

Gershon Sirota was born in 1874 in Podolia, where his father officiated as the village cantor. As a boy, Sirota frequently assisted his father in leading services at the local synagogue. At the...

Born in Timkovichi, Belarus, and moved to Slutsk at an early age. He studied at the Warsaw Conservatory from 1890, and later at the St. Petersburg Conservatory under Rimsky-Korsakov. After...

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