Léon Algazi (1890-1971)

Director of the music of the Consistorial Temples

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Léon Algazi is a French composer, conductor and collector of Romanian origin.

Among his many compositions with liturgical or folkloric characters, one can retain the Sacred Service (New York, 1954), orchestral suites, psalms, as well as harmonizations of traditional songs.
He has published a collection of Sephardic Songs (London, 1958) and has also written essays on Jewish music in several scientific publications.


Here is a selection of songs composed and sometimes performed by Léon Algazi himself.

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  • Vehacohanim - Léon Algazi

  • Hinne ma tov (EXTRAIT) - Benjamin Alunni

  • Yome, Yome - Clara Neumann

  • Noches buenas - Léon Algazi

  • El Mole Ra’Hamim (EXTRAIT) - Pinkas Kahlenberg

  • Bénédiction sacerdotale - Léon Algazi

  • Cantate d’Esther - Shalom Berlinski (PMJF-003)

  • Zaït gezunt - Léon Algazi (Melodies Hébraïques CDC-001)

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