Bass, Shabbetai ben Joseph
- (1641-1718)Polish cantor and publisher. He became the first Jewish bibliographer. When his parents were killed in a pogrom, he fled to Prague, where he served as an assistant cantor. From 1674 to 1679 he visited libraries in Poland, Germany and Holland. His Siftei Yeshenim is a list of Hebrew of some 2200 items of Hebraica and Judaica.
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