Bezalel Shulsinger

Cantor
1779-1873

Born in Uman, also know as 'Bezalel Odesser.' Served as cantor in Odessa for about thirty-five years, later moving to Jerusalem. His compositions (notated by his students) achieved great popularity and had a strong influence on synagogue music.

Sources: Olivestone, David M.L. "Shulsinger, Bezalel." Encyclopaedia JudaicaNulman, Macy. "Shulsinger, Bezalel." Concise Encyclopedia of Jewish Music.

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