Alter, Israel 23.sep.1901-16.nov.1979 Austria, Lemberg (now Ukraine, Lviv) - USA NY, New York Brooklyn
jewish tenor, cantor, 1918 studied in Vienna Austria, 1921 cantor at Brigittenauer Tempel Verein in Vienna, 1925-1935 at the State Temple in Hanover Germany, 1926 he recorded the Sabbath Service for His Masters Voice in Berlin, 1930 he made visits as singer to New York and London, 1935 he fled the nazis by emigrating to South Africa, 1935-1961 cantor of the Great Synagogue in Johannesburg, from Johannesburg he made many visits as singer to New York and London, 1961 emigrated to the USA where he was cantor in Cincinnati Ohio and later in New York City, 1964 teacher at the Hebrew Union College in New York, buried at New Montefiore Cemetery Long Island ; c1922 in Lemberg he married Anna Brenner (Lemberg 19.aug.1901-mar.1976 Brooklyn) ; son Eleasar (1923-), dau Klara (1926-)

Title Parts

[] Unetaneh tokef (We proclaim the great holiness). Choir
Tapestry. Telarc 80534

2005-05-19 17:20:04