Born in Lithuania, Joseph Rumshinsky studied piano and was a cantorial-choir assistant as young boy. Arriving in America in 1904, he became one of Second Avenue's "big four" composers and sought to transform American Yiddish theater into a more opera-like genre.
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September 1st, 2010
On November 13, 2006, the Milken Archive celebrated the completion of its 50-CD recording series with a special concert held at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles: One People, ...>