Minkowksy, Phinehas

   Ukrainian cantor. He was born in Belaya Tserkov. He officiated at Kishinev, Kherson and New York, and later became the chief cantor of the Brody Synagogue in Odessa. He introduced a modern form of service, which utilized an organ and a choir. He taught at the Jewish Conservatory in Odessa and published studies of Jewish music. In 1923 he settled in the US.

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