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Leo Low

Title: Leo Low
Inclusive Dates: 1895-1971
ID: RG 1140
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6'4"; 2 5"lgl;22 3"lgl
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The collection is arranged in 5 series: I) Corres. (folders 1-5); II) Compositions, mss. (6-27); III) Services (28-77); IV) Printed Works (78-79); V) Miscellanea (80)
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Jewish composer, arranger, choral conductor, teacher, lecturer.  One of the first to collect, arrange and popularize Yiddish and Hebrew folk and art songs.  Choir conductor at the Great Synagogue in Vilna, Bucharest Reform Temple, Tlomackie Synagogue in Warsaw, Hazomir and Grosser Club choruses in Warsaw, choruses of the Jewish National Workers Alliance and Workmen's Circle in New York.  Born in Wolkowysk, Grodno province.  Immigrated to the U.S. in 1920. Lived in Palestine from 1934-1938 and returned to reside in the U.S.
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Inventory: English, 73 pp., typed
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