Wednesday 21 January 2015


YANKEV BEYML (JACOB BEIMEL) (1880-November 17, 1944).
Born in Russia, he graduated from the Royal Academy of Art in Berlin.  He emigrated to the United States in 1914.  He was a cantor in New York and Philadelphia.  He wrote about Jewish music in Hebrew, Yiddish, English, and German journals.  He composed musical arrangements for Jewish folksongs.  Over the years 1934-1935 he published and edited the quarterly Yidishe muzik (Jewish music) (only a few issues came out) in which his work in Hebrew, Yiddish, and English appeared.  He died in New York.

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