Monday 3 November 2014


M. BALBARER (b. c.1894)

Born in Bender, Bessarabia.  He studied in a religious elementary school and sang in a synagogue choir with cantors, later becoming a cantor himself.  He was the orchestral conductor of the Great Synagogue in Galați.  He published articles and memoirs of life as a chorister and cantor in Shul un di khazonim-velt (World of synagogue and cantors) (Warsaw, 1934-1937).

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