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Jacob Weinberg. Born in Odessa, Weinberg came to the United States in 1926 and was actively involved in New York's intellectual Jewish music circles.
Lazar Weiner. At the piano with son Yehudi Wyner.
Yehudi Wyner. Shown here at age 21 performing (piano) at the Brandeis Camp Institute in Simi Valley, California, 1950.
Yehudi Wyner. Although his public persona rests primarily on his contributions as a composer, Wyner has also enjoyed a notable reputation as a pianist and conductor.
Lazar Weiner. At the piano with son Yehudi and daughter-in-law Susan Davenny-Wyner.
Joseph Achron (right) with members of the cast of
H. Leivick (center), New York. Achron composed incidental music for the play
which he later turned into an orchestral suite.
Composer Joseph Achron as a young man in St. Petersburg.
Joseph Achron with brother, Isidore, at the piano. Date unknown.
Joseph Achron with Otto Klemperer (right). Klemperer conducted the premiers of Achron's second and third violin concertos with the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Frederick Jacobi (right) with composer Bohuslav Martinů, preparing for a League of Composers concert.
Frederick Jacobi. Saxophonist in the U.S. Army Band, Alcatraz Island. Jacobi had hoped to enlist in the Medical Crp, but the recruiting officer learned that he was a musician, he order him to play in the army band—despite Jacobi's protest that he had never played the instrument.
Frederick Jacobi and his wife, pianist Irene Schwarcz Jacobi, American Embassy Theater. Paris, 1950.
Hugo Weisgall. A prolific composer of opera and orchestral works, Weisgall served at the Jewish Theological Seminary for forty-four years.
A Living Hall of Fame of Music: Leopold Auer.
At the gala given at Carnegie Hall to Celebrate his Eightieth Birthday, With Some of His Most Famous Pupils and Others Who Took Part in the Program. They Are, Left to Right: Standing, Joseph Achron, Efrem Zimbalist, Ossip Gabrilowtsch, Serge Rachmoninoff, Joseph Hoffman and Paul Stassievitch. Seated, Leopold Auer and Jascha Jeifetz. August 28, 1925.
Julius Chajes. A refugee from the Third Reich, Chajes became an important musical figure in Detroit, Michigan.
Darius Milhaud. Milhaud's "Jewish" opus,
was recorded by the Milken Archive in its entirety for the first time.
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