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Moisei Beregovskyi (1892–1961)

Throughout two world wars, the Revolution, purges, and exile, the prolific Jewish folklorist and ethnomusicologist Moisei (Moshe) Beregovskyi (Beregovsky/Beregovskii) created a body of scholarly work that proved essential to the preservation and study of Jewish musical traditions and...

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Omelian Kovch (1884–1944)

Omelian Kovch (1884–1944) was prisoner Number 2399 in Barrack 14 at the German concentration camp Majdanek on the outskirts of the Polish city of Lublin during the Second World War. The front line was approaching,...

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Sonia Delaunay (1885–1979)

Sonia Delaunay (1885–1979), a legendary figure in the Parisian avant-garde and the first living female artist to have a retrospective exhibition at the Louvre in 1964. Delaunay was born Sarah Stern into a Ukrainian Jewish...

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