Biographies

Naomi Shemer was a prolific singer and composer who built a unified Israeli cultural consciousness through her beautiful melodies.

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Noam Sheriff (b. Tel-Aviv, 1935-2018), composer, conductor and lecturer. Sheriff is the only celebrated Israeli composer of his generation that also developed a career as a...
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Born in Odessa, Ukraine. Officiated as cantor in Kherson...

Studied with Rashid al-Qundarji in Baghdad, was a vocalist at the Iraqi broadcast stations and later at the Israel Broadcasting Authority. Immigrated from Iraq in...

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 ...

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