Biographies

Romanian ethnomusicologist who collected a great deal of Ashkenazi and Sephardic folk and religious music in Romania. She  researched in other fields of ethnomusicology as well, such as:...

Born in Hohenemes, Austria, Sulzer officiated as a cantor in his hometown, and was later appointed cantor at the Seitenstettengasse Synagogue in Vienna, where he stayed for fifty-five years. He...

Gershon (Herman) Svet was born January 1, 1893, in Shpole (Kiev province of the Russian Empire, now Ukraine). His father, Menachem Mendel Sveta, was the local cantor.

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Bence Szabolcsi was a Hungarian music historian. He was born in Budapest, the younger son of Miksa Szabolcsi (1856-1915), editor of the Hungarian Jewish...

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