Biographies

Josef Tal (b. Pine, Germany 1910 - Jerusalem 2008, immigrated in 1934), composer, pianist, conductor, and lecturer, has gained an exceptional reception in the last decades. As one of the most...

Born in Lodz, Poland, studied music in his hometown and in Warsaw. Moved to Paris in 1921, spent WWII (1941-1946) in the US, but returned to Paris in 1946. Tansman incorporated Jewish elements...

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Dave Tarras was born in Ternovka, near Uman, and immigrated to New York in 1921. He was one of the most famous Klezmer musicians of the 20th century.

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Ramón Tasat was born in Buenos Aires. He learned Ladino at his grandmother’s knee. He sings many styles including opera and more, but he mainly sings from the rich...

David "Dudu" Tassa is an Israeli rock musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer of Mizrahi Jewish descent. Besides having had a successful solo career in...

Born in Cracow, Poland. After the holocaust, he immigrated to Palestine, where he worked as a cantor in Tel- Aviv. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1957, and officiated as cantor in New York and...

Craig Taubman is a singer and composer, known both for his Jewish liturgical music for the synagogue and his popular contemporary music.
Taubman studied music at UCLA and moved to Israel...

Moishe Teitsh was a Yiddish poet and lecturer. He wrote also in journals and newspapers.

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Born in Oppido Lucano, Italy. At birth given the name Johannes. In 1102 converted to Judaism, and in order to further his study of Judaism traveled to Constantinople, Baghdad, and...

Boris Thomashevsky, son of Yiddish actor and playwright Pincas Thomashevsky, was born in Tarasche, a small town near Kiev, Ukraine in 1868. He immigrated to the United States in 1881, and...

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