Hidden sides of Jewish music : Daniel Halfon

A radio show broadcasted on Radio SHALOM Montreal, hosted by Hélène Engel

Les faces cachées de la musique juive – 2012, Radio SHALOM Montréal (1650 AM)


In this broadcast, we discover the double album Kamti Lehallel recorded in 2007 by the cantor Daniel Halfon.

Daniel Halfon was born in 1955, in London. He grew up in the old Spanish and Portuguese community of the town under the supervision of Rabbi Abraham Levy.
He sang in the choir of the congregation at a very early age.

In the middle of the 1980’s, he performed concerts all over the world and sang in all the main synagogues that use the Spanish and Portuguese ritual.

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Hélène Engel is a singer, musicologist, author, composer and arranger. She is interested in all aspects of Jewish music, from the collecting of historical sounds to today’s compositions. Based in Montreal, she hosts the radio show ” The hidden sides of Jewish Music” on Radio SHALOM Montreal.

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