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Zimet, Ben (1935)

Ben Zimet, a native of Canada with a Jewish-Polish origin, is a Yiddish singer and story teller who lived for a long time in France. After his youth spent in …

Esther, a Purim oratorio by the composer Lidarti (1730- ap. 1793)

Rediscovered in 1997, the score of the oratorio Ester (1774) by the composer Cristiano Giuseppe Lidarti is to this day the longest and richest work of all Hebrew art music …

The Judeo-Portuguese rites in France : Bordeaux, Bayonne, Paris

Engaged in a PhD research work, Hervé Roten studied during seven years the music of the Judeo-Portuguese communities from all sides. He collected precious information, and his thesis that was defended in 1997 gives us the core of it. This work was rewarded by the Zadoc-Kahn Association Award in 1998. …

Shabbat songs

The Shabbat, the day of rest, is a very important event of Jewish life. And the songs that rhythm this particular day hold a major place, at the synagogue as …

Zaraï, Rika (1938 – 2020)

Rika Zaraï, born under the name Rivka Gozman, was born on February 19,1938, in Jerusalem, in Palestine. Her father was a Russian from Odessa and her mother was a Pole …

Goldenshteyn, German (1934-2006)

German Goldenshteyn was born in 1934 in Otaci (in Bessarabia), formerly in Rumania, a part of today’s Moldova. During the second world war, Rumania fought with the Axis forces (Germany, …

Polyphonies Hébraïques de Strasbourg

(Strasbourg, France) The Polyphonies Hébraïques de Strasbourg is a mixed interfaith vocal ensemble. To sing in this choir, it is not necessary to know solfeggio or Hebrew. …

Loeb, Robert (1903-1965)

Robert LOEB, (whose Hebrew name is Eliezer Ben Hachover Moshe) was born on April 7, 1903 in Basel, in Switzerland, from Alsatian parents, Moses Loeb, born in Duppigheim and Mathilde …

Thoughts about the sung Torah

Jean-Philippe Amar studies in the University of Paris IV Sorbonne and prepares a PhD on the cantilation of the Thora the Jewish communities of Paris. The reading of the Torah, …

Weich-Shahak, Susana

Born in Argentina, Susana Weich-Shahak lives in Israel since 1958. After having obtained a license and a master’s degree in musicology and piano at the Conservatorio Nacional de Buenos Aires …

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