Elias Zaludkowski

Hazzan and writer.

Hazzan and writer. Elias Zaludkowski was born in Meitchet, Poland. He was the son of the well-known Hazzan of Kalisz, Noah Zaludkowski (1859–1931), known as "Reb Noah Lieder." He studied with his father and other Hazzanim, and also at conservatories in Milan and Berlin. He held posts as Hazzan in Warsaw, Vilna, and Liverpool, England, and in 1926 went to the U.S. where he officiated as Hazzan in New York and Detroit.

He wrote a collection of biographies of famous Hazzanim (Di Kultur-Treger fun der Yidisher Liturgie [1930]), and published his father's and his own liturgical compositions in Tefillat No'ah va-Avodat Eliyahu.


Sources: Encyclopedia Judaica, Concise Encyclopedia of Jewish Music (Macy Nulman).