Josef (Yossele) Rosenblatt

Cantor and composer

Born in Belaya Tserkov, Ukraine, immigrated to the U.S. in 1912. Widely considered the most popular cantor of his time, Rosenblatt composed and arranged numerous religious works and had a major influence on the cantorial world that followed him.

Sources: Concise Encyclopedia of Jewish MusicEncyclopedia Judaica.


Yossele Rosenblatt in "The Jazz Singer" (1927)