R. Joseph Shalom Gallego Author of Imrei No’am: A Cantor from Saloniki in Early 17th-century Amsterdam; with Annotations on the Poets, the Poems by Joseph Shalom Gallego and an Analytical Index by Tova Beeri

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Aron Marko Rothmüller

Baritone, composer, voice teacher and author of Croatian-Jewish origin

Born in Trnjani (Austro-Hungarian Empire; a small locality near Slavonski Brod, today southern Croatia). Studied in Zagreb and Vienna (1928-1932), was a distinguished opera singer, and performed across Europe. Following Nazi persecution he settled in Zurich in 1935. Immigrated to the USA in 1955, where he taught voice at Indiana University.


Akiva Zimmermann

Historian of Chazzanut, Journalist and Author

Akiva Zimmerman was born in 1936 in Tel Aviv. He attended the Shalva Gymnasium, enlisted in the Intelligence Corps. He would also serve in the military rabbinate. Akiva Zimmerman worked as a bank employee, while devoting all his spare time to the study of chazanut.

1936 - 2016