Bacher, Simon

(1823-91)
   Hungarian poet and trans-lator. He lived in Budapest, where he was the treasurer of the Jewish community. He wrote poems in the florid style of the Haskalah and translated German and Hungarian poetry into Hebrew; his Zemirot ha-Aretz (Songs of the Land) is an anthology of trans-lations from Hungarian poetry. His translation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing's Nathan the Wise appeared in Vienna in 1865.

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  • BACHER, SIMON — (1823–1891), poet and Hebrew translator. Bacher was born in Szent Miklos, Hungary, and was the father of the orientalist wilhelm bacher and a descendant of . When writing in Hebrew, he used the latter s surname. In 1867 he moved to Budapest,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Simon Bacher — (born Feb. 1, 1823, in Liptó Szent Miklós, Hungary died at Budapest Nov. 9, 1891) was a Neo Hebraic poet. Bacher, whose name was originally Bachrach, came of a family of scholars, and counted as one of his ancestors the well known Jair Ḥayyim… …   Wikipedia

  • BACHER, WILHELM — (1850–1913) Hungarian Semitic scholar. Bacher was born in Liptó Szent Miklós (now Liptovsky Svätý Mikuláš, Slovakia), the son of the Hebrew poet simon bacher . In 1876 he was ordained and appointed rabbi of Szeged, Hungary, and the following year …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Bacher — may refer to:*Adam Bacher (born 1973), South African cricketer *Ali Bacher (born 1942), South African cricketer and cricket official *Gertrud Bacher (born 1971), Italian heptathlete *Julius Bacher (1810 1889), German playwright and novelist… …   Wikipedia

  • Bacher — Bacher, Wilhelm, jüd. Theolog und Orientalist, geb. 12. Jan. 1850 in Liptó Szent Miklós (Ungarn) als Sohn des hebräischen Schriftstellers Simon B. (gest. 1891), studierte in Budapest und Breslau, promovierte 1870 in Leipzig und absolvierte die… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Simon ben Zoma — or simply Ben Zoma (Hebrew: בן זומא) was a Tanna of the first third of the second century. His full name is Simon ben Zoma without the title Rabbi , for, like Ben Azzai, he remained in the grade of pupil, and is often mentioned together with Ben… …   Wikipedia

  • Simon I (High Priest) — Simon I son of Onias I, (310 291 or 300 270 BCE) was High Priest in the Temple in Jerusalem. Some identify him as Simeon the Just.Referencescite encyclopedia last =Bacher first = Wilhelm authorlink = coauthors = Schulim Ochser editor =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bacher — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Henri Bacher est un artiste populaire alsacien et lorrain de confession luthérienne, né le 4 juillet 1890 à Sarreguemines, Moselle, France et décédé le 17 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • W. Bacher — Wilhelm Bacher Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bacher. Wilhelm Bacher (1850–1913) Wilhelm Bacher (12 janvier 1850–1913) était un rabbin …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wilhelm Bacher — (January 12, 1850–1913) was a Hungarian scholar, Orientalist, and linguist, born in Liptó Szent Miklós, Hungary to the Hebrew writer Simon Bacher. Wilhelm was himself an incredibly prolific writer, authoring or co authoring approximately 750… …   Wikipedia

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