Joseph Singer

Cantor
1841-1911

Born in Hilnik, Hungary, officiated as cantor in Beuthen, Nurnberg and Vienna (where he succeeded Salomon Sulzer). He published numerous studies on Jewish music and was among the first to investigate prayer chants scientifically, in an attempt to systemize the traditional prayer modes.

Sources: Nulman, Macy. "Singer, Joseph." Concise Encyclopedia of Jewish Music.

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