Avraham Daus

Israeli composer

Israeli composer. Born in Berlin. Worked in Germany as an opera conductor. Immigrated to Israel in 1936. Worked as teacher and composer in various Kibbutzim (1940-1963). Died in Tel Aviv in 1974. His style is influenced by 20th-century musical techniques, but also incorporates elements associated with Middle Eastern music. Daus's works include chamber, vocal and orchestral pieces, songs, and some incidental music for the theater.

Sources: Encyclopedia Judaica; Cohen, Yehuda. Neimei Zemirot Yisrael; Tischler, Alice. A Descriptive Bibliography of Israeli Art Music Composers.