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Arie Abileah (Niswizski)

Russian: Лев Нисвицкий (Несвижский)
Birthdate: (100)
Birthplace: Russia
Death: 1985 (99)
Jerusalem, Israel
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Eliezer Niswizski and Chana Feyga Niswizski
Husband of Fea Abileah
Father of Miriam Bendor; Maia Helles and Deborah Doniach
Brother of Henry Russotto; Ephraim Abileah; Barnett Rusotto; Sam Niswizski and Berta Niswizski

Occupation: Pianist
Managed by: Nili Pachter
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About Arie Abileah


ABILEAH, ARIE (1885–1985), Israel pianist. Born in Russia, Abileah gave his first concert at the age of six. He studied at the Conservatory of Petersburg under Marie Benoit, Liadov, and Glazounov and completed his artistic training in Geneva with Stavenhagen. He appeared as accompanist of Joseph *Szigeti, Joseph *Achron, and Maurice Maréchal. In 1914 he was appointed chairman of the piano department at the Music Academy in Geneva, a position he held until 1922. He was active in 1922–26 as a piano teacher in Tel Aviv. During 1926–32 Abileah performed at concerts in Paris and New York. In 1932 he settled in Jerusalem where he was appointed professor at the Music Academy and, as chairman of the Musicians' Association, organized chamber music concert series. He made recordings for the Israel Broadcasting Authority.

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Arie Abileah's Timeline

November 22, 1885
April 6, 1912
Age 26
Geneva, Switzerland
November 21, 1913
Age 27
Geneva, Switzerland
November 27, 1916
Age 31
Age 99
Jerusalem, Israel