ZAVL (ZEVULUN) KVARTIN (March 25, 1874-1953)
He was a cantor, born in the colony of Novo Arkhangelsk (Novo-Arkhangel’skoye), Kherson Province. He came to the United States in 1920. Over the years 1926-1937, he lived in the land of Israel. In book form: Mayn leben (My life) (Philadelphia-New York, 1952), 2 vols., 580 pp. In Hebrew he published: “Zemirot zevulin” (Zevulun’s melodies) and “Tefilot zevulin” (Zevulun’s prayers). He died in Philadelphia.
Sources: Di geshikhte fun khazones (The history of the cantorial art) (New York, 1924), pp. 173-74; Encyclopaedia Judaica (Jerusalem, 1978), vol. 10, col. 1307.