Hebrew title: שירים לילדים Children's songs composed by Joel Walbe, and written by Hebrew poets: N. Alterman, H.N. Bialik, S. Tchernichovsky, L. Kipnis, S. Bas, L. Goldberg, D. Shim'onovitch, M. Dafna, A. Shlonski and Y. Orland. Songs for holidays, dance songs and nature songs.
Born in Heidelberg, Germany, Salmon studied composition with Richard Strauss at the Berlin Academy of the Arts, and later worked as a repetiteur at the Berlin Staatsoper, singer at the Hamburg Opera, and conductor in Baden. He immigrated to Palestine in 1933, and was the first musical director of the Palestine Broadcasting Service (later Kol Israel), from 1936-1958, later becoming the director of Kol Israel's transcription-exchange service until 1962. Salmon also taught at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance.