Naumbourg, Samuel

(1815-80)
   German musicol-ogist. He was born in Dennelohe, near Ansbach. He became the first hazzan at the synagogue in the rue Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth in Paris in 1845. Two years later he published two volumes of Zemirot Yisrael, which contain musical settings of the entire liturgical cycle. His Agudas Shirim is a collection of traditional synagogue melodies.

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  • ḤAZZAN — (pl. Ḥazzanim) (Heb. חַזָּנִים ,חַזָּן), cantor officiating in a synagogue; used in this specific sense since the Middle Ages. History of Role and Function The word frequently occurs in talmudic sources, where it denotes various types of communal …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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