Yehuda Sharett (Shertok)

Isareli Composer & violinist
1901-1979

Born in Kherson, Ukraine, immigrated to Israel in 1906. Was a member of Kibbutz Yagur where he composed the Yagur Passover Seder Service (for which he won the Engel prize), a piece combining Jewish tradition with modern musical elements. Also known for composing poems of various Hebrew poets.

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