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Berish Horowitz (Vishever) MP (1875 - 1944)

Composer in the pre-WW2 Hasidic community. Killed in the Holocaust in Auschwitz. Yarzheit - ג סיון תש"ד.

12/24/2007 2/7/2017

Betzalel Sirota MP (1871 - 1934)

Studied vocal skills in Vienna Conservatory. Was a Cantor in Elgava, Latvia. Traveled to USA in late 1920's-early 1930's was invited to do service in Synagogues of Pittsburg and Detroit.

8/15/2007 1/31/2017

Joseph Sirota MP (1869 - 1927)

chazan in Manchester

8/19/2007 1/31/2017

Cantor Moshe Koussevitzky MP (1899 - 1966)

10/7/2014 1/31/2017

Cantor Zavel Kwartin MP (1874 - 1952)

"Zevulun Kwartin"

10/5/2014 1/31/2017

Cantor Pierre Pinchik MP (1893 - 1971)

"Pinkus Sigal", "Pinchas Segal", "Pierre Sigal"

1/26/2017 1/31/2017

Yossele Rosenblatt MP (1882 - 1933)

"Yossele", "Yosef"

Arrived in USA in 1911 Chazzanut Online - Rosenblatt Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt, Some Notes Yosef "Yossele" Rosenblatt (1882-1933) is generally considered to be the uncrowned king of cantorial...

7/22/2007 1/31/2017

Hyam Mordecai Besso MP (1840 - 1929)

7 Elizabeth street, Cheetham (1881 census) Was one of the founders of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue, that used to be located on Cheetham Hill Road in Manchester, England.

10/23/2011 10/16/2016

Rav Cantor Shlomo Eisenbach MP

"Rabbi Moshe Zvi Shlomo Barzilia", "Cantor Shlomo Barzilai", "Shlomo Barzilai", "Shomo Barzilia", "Cantor Shlomo Eisenbach", "Rav Cantor Shlomo Eisenbach", "Shlomo Eisenbach", "Rav Shlomo Eisenbach", "Solomon Barzilai", "Solomon Eisenbach"

Father of Cantor Shmuel Barzilai (born June 3, 1957, born in Jerusalem, Israel) He is a son of Rav Cantor Shlomo Barzilai, a great Modzitz fan, and Frida Lea Barzilai (A"H) . Rav Mordechai Barzilai is ...

10/8/2015 12/25/2015

Cantor Shmuel Barzilai MP

"Shmuel Barzilia"

Cantor Shmuel Barzilai Official Website Chassidic Ecstasy in Music , By Shmuel Barzilai

12/25/2015 12/25/2015

Cantor Avraham Davis MP (deceased)

"Chazan Avraham David Davis", "Avrum Davis", "Avraham D. Davis", "Chazzan Avraham Davis", "Cantor Abraham Davis"

The famed Cantor Avraham Davis of Congregation Shaare Tefillah Far Rockaway and Cong. Kehilath Jeshurun in Manhattan. His recorded cantorial primer is a classic of its kind, taking the novice listener ...

7/1/2012 12/18/2015

Chazzan Yitzchak Rafael Lerman MP (1922 - 2006)

"Yitzchak Rafael Lerman", "Cantor Yitzcahk Rafael Lerman"

Yizchak Rafael Lerman was born on 23rd Menachem Av 5682, (1922 – 2005) in the old city of Jerusalem into a Chassidic family of rabbis, Chazanim and  bakers. He was a 5th generation Sabra and was descen...

8/6/2007 12/15/2015

Hans Bloemendal MP (1923 - 2015)

Emeritus hoogleraar Hans Bloemendal overleden Datum bericht: 12 oktober 2015 Op 7 oktober 2015 is op 92-jarige leeftijd overleden professor Hans Bloemendal, emeritus hoogleraar Biochemie aan de R...

9/17/2014 12/8/2015

Moshe Yehuda Leib Erblich MP (1912 - 1991)

""Yossle of our times" Chazzan Moshe Leib Erblich"

Moshe Leib Erblich A direct descendant ben acher ben of the original "Sasover Rebbe" whose name was also Reb. Moshe Yehuda Leib Erblich. Moshe Leib Erblich's mother was the daughter of the Reb Shim...

4/12/2008 10/20/2015

Salamone Rossi MP (1570 - 1630)

"Salomone Rossi", "סלומונה רוסי", "שלמה מן האדומים‎", "Salamon Rossi", "Schlomo Rossi", "Salamone de' Rossi"

Italy: Salome Rossi Between Worlds The Spielberg Jewish Film Archive In the late Renaissance, at the height of Mantua’s artistic splendor, a young Jewish violinist burst through the barriers of dis...

12/16/2014 12/16/2014

Naomi Shemer MP (1930 - 2004)

Naomi Shemer ( נעמי שמר‎; July 13, 1930 – June 26, 2004) was a leading Israeli songwriter hailed as the "first lady of Israeli song and poetry." Recipient of Israel Prize in 1983. Biography Naomi Semer...

7/18/2007 12/16/2014

Louis L. Lewandowski MP (1821 - 1894)

Louis Lewandowski Chazzanut Listen to Louis Lewandowski Youtube Louis Lewandowski Festival Berlin 19. - 21. December 2014 Louis Lewandowski (April 23, 1821 – February 4, 1894) was a German comp...

4/16/2009 8/10/2014

Andre (Tuvia) Winkler MP (1923 - 2009)

"Tubi", "Andor"

Holocaust survivor's love affair with music February 25, 2009 Andre Winkler, 1923-2009 ON THE first sabbath after World War II, Andre Winkler went to synagogue in his home town in Hungary but was...

2/8/2014 2/8/2014

Abraham Lopes Cardozo MP (1914 - 2006)

Abraham Cardozo, Sephardic Cantor NYTimes Reverend Abraham Lopes Cardozo (1914-2006) This week we remember Hazzan Abraham Lopes Cardozo. Rev. Cardozo was Hazzan of Shearith Israel From 1946 until...

9/3/2011 1/16/2014

Richard Tucker MP (1913 - 1975)

"Reuven Tucker"

Richard Tucker - No, Pagliaccio non son (Live) , Richard Tucker: HaTikvah , Kiddush (Pesach ) , Richard Tucker sings the Kol Nidre כל נדרי . Museum of Family History

11/23/2007 8/19/2013

Leibele Waldman MP (1907 - 1969)


Source: Leibele Waldman (June 22, 1907 - August 31, 1969) Cantor Louis Waldman was born on June 22, 1907 in New York of a family of Galician immigrants. Growing up on the Lower East Side of Manhatt...

9/6/2010 8/4/2013

Grand Rabbi Yechezkel Taub, the Kuzimer Rebbe MP (1773 - 1856)

"R' Yechezkel Haskel TAUB (KUZMIR) TOB", "Rav Yechekel Taub of Kuzmir"

Birth year: The Plonsk document informing about the birth of his son Israel-Chaim, claims Yechezkel was 42 years old then. i.e., he was born in 1787. The Modzitz Hassidic dynasty started with Reb...

9/17/2007 4/8/2013

Grand Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu Taub, the Zwoliner Rebbe MP (1819 - 1888)

"Szulem Eliasz - Rabbie Shmuel from Zwolen", "Poland", "The Zvoliner Rebbe", "Reb Shmuel Eliyahu", "Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu of Zvolin"

Rebbe Shmuel Eliyahu Taub of Zvolin, Poland excelled in Torah scholarship and creating Hasidic songs. He was called Menagen mafli pla'os Hebrew for "[a] wondrous musical talent". The Zvoliner Rebbe, ...

9/15/2007 4/8/2013

Grand Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu Taub, the 3rd Modzizter Rebbe MP (1905 - 1984)

"הרב שמואל אליהו האדמו''ר ממאדזיץ", "Imrei Esh", "אימרי אש", "3rd Modzitzer Rebbe"

: Deblin (1969b) page 224- 226 of 646.=======================================

1/26/2009 4/8/2013

birth in Ozarow, Radom Gubernia, Poland: TAUB Szojel 1886 B 80 Izrael Dobra FRIDMAN Rebbe Shaul Yedidya Elazar Taub was born on 20 October 1886. He was a gifted songwriter and wrote over 1,000 C...

1/12/2009 4/8/2013

Grand Rabbi Yisrael Taub, the 1st Modzitzer Rebbe MP (c.1849 - 1920)

"The Admor Israel Taub", "Yisroel - Modzitz Grand Rabbi Divrei Yisroel - מייסד חסידות מודזיץ", "Reb Yisrael", "the First Modzitzer Rebbe"

Modzitz Chasidism was founded by Rabbi Israel Taub zt'l, b. 1849, Ratcoinz (Raciaz), Poland. In 1888 upon the death of his father, Rabbi Samuel Eliahu of Zvolin, he assumed the leadership of Kuzmir-zvo...

9/11/2007 4/8/2013

R' Yechiel Michel, The Maggid of Zlochov MP (1721 - 1786)

"R' Yechiel Michel - The Zlotschover Maggid", "Yechiel Michel", "Maggid of Zlotchow", "The Zlotshiver Maggid", "Rabbi Yekhiel Michel Rabinowitz of Zlotshev", "Reb Mich'l Zlotchover", "Yechiel Michl", "Rabbi Yehiel Mechil of Drohobic", "Rabbi Yechiel Michel יחיאל מיכל מ..."

The Zlotchover maggid was the scion of an illustrious family of rabbis and kabbalists from Galicia who lived and operated in the town of Brody and its environs; the maggid’s great-grandfather was R. Mo...

9/23/2007 4/8/2013

Rabbi Jacob Ha-Levi Moelin (Maharil Segal) MP (c.1365 - 1427)

"Jacob ben Moses Mulin", "Jacob ben Moses Molln", "Jacob ben Moses Moellin", "Maharil", "Mahari Segal", "Mahari Molin", "Jacob ben Moses Moelin", "Jacob ben Moses haLevi Molin"

MOELLIN, JACOB BEN MOSES (c1360 – 1427), usually referred to as Maharil (Morenu ha-Rav Jacob ha-Levi) and also as Mahari Segal and Mahari Molin ), the foremost talmudist of his generation and head of t...

3/19/2013 3/19/2013

Solomon ibn Gabirol MP (1021 - 1058)

Solomon ibn Gabirol Solomon ben Judah שלמה בן יהודה אבן גבירול‎, أبوأيوب سليمان بن يحيى بن جبيرول‎, Abu Ayyūb Suleiman ibn Yahya ibn Jabirūl; Avicebron, was an Andalusian Hebrew poet and Jewish philoso...

10/31/2011 2/21/2013

Judah ben Samuel ha-Levi MP (1075 - 1141)

"יהודה בן שמואל הלוי", "Judah HaLevi", "Yehuda Ha Levi", "יהודה הלוי", "Judah HaLevi Abulafia"

Judah Halevi (also Yehuda Halevi; Hebrew: יהודה הלוי; Arabic: يهوذا هاليفي; c. 1075–1141) was a Spanish Jewish physician, poet and philosopher. He was born in Spain, either in Toledo or Tudela, in 1075...

10/31/2011 2/21/2013

Shlomo Carlebach MP (1925 - 1994)

7/11/2007 2/18/2013

Yitzchok Isaac (1st Kaliver Rebbe) Taub MP (1751 - 1821)

"Kaliver Rebbe", "Kalover Rebbe", "כ"ק אדמו"ר מקאליב. Rabbi Isaac Taub", "Rabbi Yitzchak (the 1st Kaliver Rebbe) Taub", "כ"ק אדמו"ר מקאליב. Yitschak Eizik Taub", "Kalib Rabbi", "Yitzhak Izik Toybe", "Yitzchok Aisik Taub - Kalev", "The First Kaliver Rebbe"

Kaliv Hasidic dynasty The Kaliver Dynasty began with Rabbi Yitzchak Isaac Taub (1744-1828) of Kaliv (Kalov, Kalev), Hungary. He was the first Hassidic Rebbe in Hungary and famous for composing the trad...

5/25/2008 2/18/2013