Lovy (Lowy), Israel

(1773, Danzig – 1832, Paris)
   Cantor and composer who introduced four-voiced liturgical music of his own composition to synagogue liturgy in Paris beginning in 1822.

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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  • Lowy, Israel —    see Lovy, Israel …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • LOVY, ISRAEL — (Lowy; Israel Glogauer; 1773–1832), ḥazzan and composer. Born near Danzig, Lovy received his talmudic education in Glogau, where his father officiated as ḥazzan. From the age of 13 he acted as assistant ḥazzan in various communities of Moravia,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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