Yossele (Josef) Rosenblatt

A great voice among the cantors
Born in Bila Tserka in Ukraine, Rosenblatt starts his career as member of the synagogue choir...

At the age of 18 years old, he becomes cantor and emigrates in 1912 in the United States, where he leads services in a Harlem Orthodox community.

Believed to be the best cantor of his time, his vocal abilities are appreciated even beyond the Jewish circle.
We can hear one characteristic of his style, the « krekhtz », an emotional singing weep.

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  • Hineni heani - Yossele ROSENBLATT

  • Aheim, Aheim - Yossele ROSENBLATT

  • My yiddishe mom’me - Yossele ROSENBLATT

  • Shlof in sisser ruh - Yossele ROSENBLATT

  • Tikanto shabbos - Yossele ROSENBLATT

  • Umip’ne chatoenu - Yossele ROSENBLATT

  • V’korev pesurenu - Yossele ROSENBLATT

  • Yohrzeit - Yossele ROSENBLATT

  • Yhi rozon milifne ovinu - Yossele ROSENBLATT

  • Wehu rachum - Yossele ROSENBLATT

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