Sirota, Gershon

(1874-1943)
   Lithuanian cantor. He was born in Podolia. He became hazzan in Odessa, and later served in Vilna and Warsaw. He undertook concert tours in Europe and the US.

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  • Gershon Sirota — (1874 1943) fut un des plus grands chantres juifs (hazzanim) en Europe, connu sous l appelation du « Caruso juif »[1]. Éléments biographiques Gershon Sirota est né en 1874 en Podolie[2]. Au début de sa carrière, Gershon Sirota est… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gershon Sirota — Gershon Itskhok Sirota (1874, Podolskaya gubernya 1943 Warsaw) was one of the leading cantors of Europe during the Golden Age of Hazzanut (cantorial music), sometimes referred to as the Jewish Caruso. Sirota began his cantorial career in Odessa,… …   Wikipedia

  • Sirota — is a Slavic last name. In Russian, ru. сирота means orphan . The following people share this last name:*David Sirota (b. 1975), an American blogger *Gershon Sirota (1874 ndash;1943), a Jewish Ukrainian cantor *Leo Sirota (1855 ndash;1965), a… …   Wikipedia

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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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