List of Israeli classical composers

List of Israeli classical composers

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A


  • Claude Abravanel
    Claude Abravanel
    Claude Abravanel is pianist and composer of classical music.-activities:Studied piano with Dinu Lipatti at the Genevan Conservatory. He also studied composition with Arthur Honegger and piano with Yvonne Lefébure at the Ecole Normales de Musique in Paris...

     (born 1924)
  • Ayal Adler
    Ayal Adler
    Ayal Adler is a musician and composer.-Biography:Began in the study of piano and composition at the Rubin Conservatory, afterwards enrolling at the Jerusalem Rubin Academy of Music completing a B.Mus. and Artist Diploma in composition culminating with a Doctoral degree in composition at McGill...

     (born 1968)
  • Yedidia Admon (1894–1982)
  • Daniel Akiva
    Daniel Akiva
    Daniel Akiva is a musician and composer.D. Akiva studied with Haim Alexander and Haim Asulin at the Rubin school of music in Jerusalem....

     (born 1953)
  • Gil Aldema
    Gil Aldema
    Gil Aldema is an Israeli composer and conductor.-Biography:Aldema was born in Giv'atayim in Mandate Palestine on September 17, 1928. He graduated from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Mannes College of Music in New York....

     (born 1928)
  • Haim Alexander
    Haim Alexander
    Haim Alexander is an Israeli composer.-Biography:Alexander was born in Berlin, Germany in 1915. In 1936, he emigrated to Mandate Palestine. He studied composition with Irma and Stefan Wolpe before graduating from the Jerusalem Academy of Music in 1945.-Awards:He has won the Engel Prize, the...

     (born 1915)
  • Neta Alony
    Neta Alony
    Neta Aloni is a contemporary Israeli composer who composes for vocal and instrumental ensembles. He has writtenChamber, Choral and Instrumental works for solo or group players....

     (born 1945)
  • Yardena Alotin
    Yardena Alotin
    Yardena Alotin was an Israeli composer and pianist.-Biography:Yardena Alotin studied from 1948 to 1950 at the Music Teachers' College in Tel Aviv and then from 1950 to 1952 at the Israel Music Academy...

     (1930–1994)
  • Muni Amariglio (born 1932)
  • Israel Amidan
    Israel Amidan
    -Biography:He was a child when his parents moved to Israel and settled there in the place now called Kefar Gideon moshav, which they also founded. He taught at the Tel Aviv music academy, Yair Kless a notable student.Beginners' steps...

     (1921–1968)
  • Nahum Amir (born 1936)
  • Emanuel Amiran-Pougatchov
    Emanuel Amiran-Pougatchov
    Emanuel Amiran-Pougatchov nee Emmanuel Pugatschov was a composer and teacher -Biographical information:...

     (1909–1993)

  • Avraham Eilam-Amzallag
    Avraham Eilam-Amzallag
    Avraham Eilam-Amzallag is a musician who was born in Morocco in the year 1941, who moved to Israel as a child.-Biography:He first studied the flute, later compositional studies were completed at the Tel Aviv music academy. He is noted for having established an ensemble whose performances are of...

     (born 1941)
  • Atar Arad
    Atar Arad
    Atar Arad is an Israeli American violist, professor of music, essayist and composer.He has performed in top venues around the world both as a featured soloist with orchestras in and as a member of the distinguished Cleveland Quartet from 1980 to 1987, taking the seat previously established by...

     (born 1945)
  • Chaya Arbel
    Chaya Arbel
    Chaya Arbel was an Israeli composer. She is one of Israel's best known female classical composers and the recipient of the ACUM Prize.-Biography:...

     (1921–2007)
  • Alexander Argov (1914–1992)
  • Dan Aronowitz (1907–1981)
  • Oded Assaf (born 1947)
  • Menachem Avidom
    Menachem Avidom
    Menachem Avidom was an Israeli composer. His Hebrew surname is the combination of the names of his daughters - Daniella and Miriam .-Biography:...

     (1908–1995)
  • Eitan Avitsur
    Eitan Avitsur
    -Biographical information:Avitsur's formal education commenced with study for a Teaching certificate-music theory and Degree in music:composition and conducting at the Rubin Academy of Music.His studies were concluded in 1976 at the Rubin Academy,directed by Igor Markevitch and Salszburg's...

     (born 1941)
  • Tzvi Avni
    Tzvi Avni
    Tzvi Avni is an Israeli composer.-Biography:He was born in Saarbrücken, Germany, and emigrated to Mandate Palestine as a child. He studied with Paul Ben-Haim....

     (born 1927)
  • Gad Avrahami
    Gad Avrahami
    -Biographical information:Studied under the Professor of Composition and Music Theory Leon Schidlowsky at the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel Aviv University...

     (born 1952)
  • Dina Avrech (born 1928)


B


  • Benjamin Bar-Am (born 1923)
  • Rami Bar-Niv (born 1945)
  • Josef Bardanashvili (born 1948)
  • Ofer Ben-Amots
    Ofer Ben-Amots
    Ofer Ben-Amots is a classical Israeli-American composer and teacher of music composition and theory at Colorado College. His music is inspired by Jewish folklore of Eastern-European Yiddish and Judeo-Spanish Ladino traditions...

     (born 1955)
  • Paul Ben-Haim
    Paul Ben-Haim
    Paul Ben-Haim was an Israeli composer. Born Paul Frankenburger in Munich, Germany, he studied composition with Friedrich Klose and he was assistant conductor to Bruno Walter and Hans Knappertsbusch from 1920 to 1924...

     (1897–1984)
  • Ari Ben-Shabetai (born 1954)
  • Asher Ben-Yohanan (born 1929)
  • Bernd Bergel (1909–1966)
  • Bart Berman
    Bart Berman
    Bart Berman is a Dutch-Israeli pianist and composer, best known as an interpreter of Franz Schubert and 20th century music....

     (born 1938)
  • Gary Bertini
    Gary Bertini
    Gary Bertini was an Israeli conductor.-Biography:Gary Bertini was born Shloyme Golergant in Bricheva, Bessarabia, then in Romania, now in Donduşeni District, Moldova. His father, K. A. Bertini , was a poet and translator of the Russian and Yiddish Gary Bertini (Hebrew: גארי ברתיני) (born 1 May...

     (1927–2005)
  • Valentin Bibik (1940–2003)

  • Sarah Bien (born 1992)
  • Ze’ev Bitkin (born 1947)
  • Yohanan Boehm (1913–1986)
  • Alexander Uriyah Boskovich (1907–1964)
  • Yehezkel Braun
    Yehezkel Braun
    -Biography:From the age of two, Braun, was brought up in Mandate Palestine in close contact with Jewish and East-Mediterranean traditional music. The influence of this background is clearly felt in his compositions....

     (born 1922)
  • Uri Brener (born 1974)
  • Heskel Brisman (born 1923)
  • Max Brod
    Max Brod
    Max Brod was a German-speaking Czech Jewish, later Israeli, author, composer, and journalist. Although he was a prolific writer in his own right, he is most famous as the friend and biographer of Franz Kafka...

     (1884–1968)
  • Teodor Broder (born 1933)
  • Moshe Budmor (born 1923)
  • Mikail Burshtin (born 1943)


C


  • Dov Carmel
    Dov Carmel
    Dov Carmel is a composer and arranger.,who began producing compositions during the 1960's.-Biographical information:His education began with Ilona Feher who he studied violin with at the age of nine,later studies having the interruption of the holocaust,between 1944–1945,being able to resume these...

     (born 1932)
  • Gabriel Chmura (born 1946)
  • Shimon Cohen (born 1937)

  • Daniela Cohn-Levitas (born 1963)
  • Shai Cohen
    Shai Cohen
    Shai Cohen is an Israeli music educator and composer.-Biography:Cohen is working as a teacher, composer, and jazz performer. He studied composition with Professor Gideon Lewensohn and Professor Betty Olivero and composes symphonic music, chamber music, electronic music, and music for solo...

     (born 1968)
  • Franz Crzellitzer (1905–1979)
  • Chaya Czernowin
    Chaya Czernowin
    Chaya Czernowin is an Israeli composer, and Walter Bigelow Rosen Professor of Music at Harvard University....

     (born 1957)


D


  • Ram Da-Oz (born 1929)
  • Michael Damian
    Michael Damian
    Michael Damian Weir is a long-time American actor, Billboard #1 recording artist and producer, known mainly for his role as singer Danny Romalotti on the soap opera The Young and the Restless, which he played from 1980 to 1998.-Career:Damian made his feature film debut as an actor in the Garry...

     (born 1954)

  • Ariel Davydov (born 1969)
  • Avner Dorman
    Avner Dorman
    Avner Dorman is an Israeli born composer of contemporary classical music.- Biography :Avner Dorman holds a Doctorate in Music Composition from the Juilliard School where he studied as a C.V. Starr fellow with John Corigliano...

     (born 1975)


E


  • Yitzhak Edel (1896–1973)
  • Israel Edelsohn (born 1951)
  • Gideon Efrati (born 1953)
  • Abel Ehrlich
    Abel Ehrlich
    Abel Ehrlich was an Israeli composer. In 1997, Ehrlich won the Israel Prize for Music.- Biography :...

     (1915–2003)
  • Dror Elimelech
    Dror Elimelech
    Dror Elimelech is an Israeli psychiatrist, psychotherapist, and poet, and a composer and performer of contemporary classical music....

     (born 1956)
  • Haim Elisha (born 1935)

  • Amos Elkana
    Amos Elkana
    Amos Elkana is an Israeli composer and improviser.-Biography:Amos Elkana was born in the United States but grew up in Israel.He began playing guitar and studying music at age 15...

     (born 1967)
  • Rivka Elkoshi (born 1949)
  • Juli Engel (1868–1927)
  • Itamar Erez (born 1965)
  • Mary Even-Or (1939–1989)


F


  • Sarah Feigin
    Sarah Feigin
    Sarah Feigin is a Latvian music educator and composer who lives and works in Israel.She was born in Latvia, and studied piano and composition at the Riga Conservatory of Music, graduating with bachelor's and master's degrees. She moved to Israel in 1972 and founded a Conservatory of Music in Holon...

     (born 1928)
  • Yerach Fischman (born 1956)
  • Tsippi Fleischer
    Tsippi Fleischer
    -Life:Tsippi Fleischer was born in Haifa, Israel, of Polish-born parents, and grew up in a mixed Jewish-Arab environment. She studied piano and theory at the Rubin Conservatory of Music and graduated from the Haifa Reali School, later pursuing degrees in music, Hebrew language, Middle Eastern...

     (born 1946)

  • Joan Franks-Williams (1930–2003)
  • Jan Freidlin (born 1944)


G


  • Daniel Galay (born 1945)
  • Rachel Galinne
    Rachel Galinne
    Rachel Galinne is an Israeli composer born in Stockholm, Sweden. She graduated from Uppsala University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1974 and then studied composition with Leon Schidlowsky at the Rubin Academy at Tel-Aviv University, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in 1984...

     (born 1949)
  • Igor Galperin (born 1964)
  • Moshe Gassner (born 1929)
  • Nava Gefen (born 1941)
  • Artur Gelbrun (1913–1985)

  • Jacob Gilboa
    Jacob Gilboa
    Yehuda Jacob Gilboa was born as Erwin Goldberg and was an Israeli composer.Gilboa was born in Košice, Slovakia. Some years later he lived in Vienna, where he received training in playing the piano. In 1938 he emigrated to Palestine, where he initially studied in Haifa at the Institute for Technology...

     (1920–2007)
  • Yehuda Leib Glantz (1898–1964)
  • Yitzhak Graziani (1924–2002)
  • Shlomo Gronich
    Shlomo Gronich
    Shlomo Gronich is a male Israeli composer, singer, songwriter, arranger, and choir conductor.- Biography :Shlomo Gronich grew up in a musical family in Hadera. He holds a B.A. in Music Education from Tel Aviv Educational Academy, and a B.A. in Composition from the Mannes School of Music, New York...

     (born 1949)
  • Noa Guy (born 1949)


H


  • Ricardo Hagman (born 1954)
  • Andre Hajdu (born 1932)
  • Smadar Handelsman (born 1954)
  • Aharon Harlap (born 1941)
  • Malachi Heder (born 1952)

  • Robin Heifetz (born 1951)
  • Edit Heiman (born 1952)
  • Erez Henya (born 1988)
  • Gilad Hochman
    Gilad Hochman
    Gilad Hochman is an Israeli classical music composer.Gilad Hochman was born to an Odessa native father and a Paris native mother and currently resides in Berlin, Germany. Hochman began his musical life at the age of 6, studying the piano...

     (born 1982)
  • Eres Holz
    Eres Holz
    Eres Holz , is an Israeli composer who lives in Germany since 2003.- Biography :Holz studied from 1998 to 2002 composition with Ruben Seroussi at the Tel Aviv University...

     (born 1977)
  • Theodore Holdheim (1923–1985)

I


  • Abraham Zevi Idelsohn
    Abraham Zevi Idelsohn
    Abraham Zevi Idelsohn was a prominent Jewish ethnologist and musicologist, who conducted several comprehensive studies of Jewish music around the world....

     (1882–1938)

  • Gabriel Iranyi (born 1946)


K


  • Hagar Kadima (born 1957)
  • Joseph Kaminski (1903–1972)
  • Reuven Kazhiloti (born 1948)
  • Avner Kenner (born 1952)

  • Moshe Kilon (born 1925)
  • Lev Kogan (1927–2007)
  • Aviya Kopelman (born 1978)
  • Mark Kopytman (born 1929)


L


  • Naftaly Lahav (born 1952)
  • Yehoshua Lakner
    Yehoshua Lakner
    Yehoshua Lakner was a composer of contemporary classical music...

     (1924–2003)
  • Marc Lavry
    Marc Lavry
    Marc Lavry was an Israeli composer and conductor.Marc Lavry was a most prolific composer who belonged to an exclusive group of artists who formulated what is known today as Israeli music....

     (1903–1967)
  • Yinam Leef (born 1953)
  • Nizan Leibovich (born 1969)

  • Arye Levanon (born 1932)
  • Sarah Levi-Tanai
    Sara Levi-Tanai
    Sara Levi-Tanai was an Israeli choreographer and song writer. She was the founder and artistic director of the Inbal Dance Theater and recipient of the Israel Prize in dance.- Prizes and awards :...

     (1911–2005)
  • Leibo Levine (1914–1983)
  • Moshe Lustig (1922–1958)


M


  • Edri Machat (1931–1989)
  • Boris Malkovsky
  • Alexander Manievitch (1908–1976)
  • Joseph Mar-Haim (born 1940)
  • Yoram Meyouhas (born 1967)

  • Ella Milch-Sheriff
    Ella Milch-Sheriff
    Ella Milch-Sheriff is an Israeli composer Born in Haifa, Israel, Milch-Sheriff began her career as a composer at the age of 12. During her military service she composed, performed and interpreted her own songs after which she returned to classical music studying composition under the direction of...

     (born 1954)
  • Meir Mindel (born 1946)
  • Issachar Miron (born 1920)
  • Rita Monkovich (born 1954)


N


  • Dan Nagan (1975–2006)
  • Zvi Nagan (1912–1986)
  • Benny Nagari (born 1950)

  • Sergiu Natra
    Sergiu Natra
    Sergiu Natra is an Israeli composer of Romanian birth. He is particularly well known for his compositions for the harp, including Sonatina , Prayer , and Divertimento .-Life and work:...

     (born 1924)
  • Lior Navok
    Lior Navok
    Lior Navok is an Israeli classical composer and conductor. He was born in Tel Aviv. His music has been performed in the United States, Europe, Israel, and Mexico by orchestras and ensembles including the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, and the Tanglewood Festival...

     (born 1971)
  • Menahem Nebenhaus (born 1960)


O


  • Betty Olivero
    Betty Olivero
    -Biography:Olivero was born in Tel Aviv, Israel to parents Dora Kapon and Eli Olivero. She graduated with a Bachelor in Music from the Rubin Academy of Music at Tel Aviv University in 1978, where she studied with Ilona Vincze-Kraus for piano and Yizhak Sadai and Leon Schidlowsky for composition...

     (born 1954)
  • Ben-Zion Orgad
    Ben-Zion Orgad
    Ben-Zion Orgad was an Israeli composer....

     (1926–2006)

  • David Ori (born 1934)


P


  • Yoram Paporisz (1944–1992)
  • Oedoen Partos (1907–1977)
  • Erel Paz (born 1974)
  • Joseph Peles (born 1950)
  • Haim Permont (born 1950)

  • Shabtai Petrushka (1903–1997)
  • Boris Pigovat
    Boris Pigovat
    is Israeli composer. Many of his works have been performed throughout the world. He has studied at in Moscow. Between 1978 and 1990 he lived in Tadjikistan, and in 1990 immigrated to Israel. In 2002 he received his Ph.D...

     (born 1953)
  • Sally Pinkas
    Sally Pinkas
    Sally Pinkas is a pianist, born and raised in Israel.She moved to the United States as a teenager to study piano. She earned performance degrees from Indiana University and the New England Conservatory of Music, and a Ph.D. in Composition and Theory from Brandeis University. She made her debut in...

     (born 1958)
  • Eliyahu Piris (born 1960)
  • Yuri Povolotsky (born 1962)


R


  • Jan Radzynski (born 1950)
  • Shulamit Ran
    Shulamit Ran
    Shulamit Ran is an Israeli-American composer. She moved from Israel to New York at 14, as a scholarship student at the Mannes College of Music. Her Symphony won her the Pulitzer Prize...

     (born 1949)
  • Israel Rashkovsky (born 1947)
  • Moshe Rasiuk (born 1954)

  • Mordechai Rechtman (born 1926)
  • Giora Rozen (born 1955)
  • Arie Rufeisen (born 1926)
  • Alexander Ryger (born 1909)


S


  • Yitzhak Sadai (born 1935)
  • Karel Salmon (1897–1974)
  • Daniel Sambursky (1909–1977)
  • Leon Schidlowsky
    Leon Schidlowsky
    Leon Schidlowsky is a well known Chilean-Israeli composer and painter. He has written music for orchestra, chamber ensemble, choir, and instruments including the piano, violin, cello, flute, mandolin, guitar, harp, organ, as well as about sixty-five pieces of music with graphic notation...

     (born 1931)
  • Giora Schuster (born 1915)
  • Dov Seltzer
    Dov Seltzer
    Dov Seltzer, Israeli composer and conductor, born in Romania , began studying music at an early age. He studied theory and harmony with professors Alfred Mendelssohn and Michael Jora. When Seltzer immigrated to Israel at age 15, a musical comedy he had written continued to be played for two more...

     (born 1932)
  • Ruben Seroussi (born 1959)
  • Mordecai Seter (1916–1994)
  • Shimon Shachal (born 1934)
  • Lior Shambadal (born 1950)
  • Arie Shapira
    Arie Shapira
    Arie Shapira is a noted Israeli composer and music researcher.-Scholarships, Awards, Grants:* Israel Prize for composition...

     (born 1943)
  • Sergiu Shapira (born 1931)
  • Israel Sharon
    Israel Sharon
    Israel Sharon is an Israeli composer, pianist and conductor.As a young man Israel Sharon studied piano with Alexander Wolkow and composition with Abel Ehrlich. He later studied at the Music Rubin Academy, Tel Aviv, where he continued his composition studies with Leon Schidlowsky...

     (born 1966)
  • Uri Sharvit (born 1939)
  • Miriam Shatal (born 1903)
  • Naomi Shemer
    Naomi Shemer
    Naomi Shemer was a leading Israeli songwriter hailed as the "first lady of Israeli song and poetry."-Biography:Naomi Sapir was born on Kvutzat Kinneret, a kibbutz her parents had helped found, on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. In the 1950s she served in the Israeli Defense Force's Nahal...

     (1930–2004)

  • Noam Sheriff
    Noam Sheriff
    Noam Sheriff is an Israeli composer, conductor and arranger. Sheriff is one of Israel’s most versatile and world renowned musicians. Currently, he is the music director of the Haifa Symphony Orchestra.- Early life :...

     (born 1935)
  • Vered Shilony (born 1948)
  • Ido Shirom (born 1973)
  • Verdina Shlonsky
    Verdina Shlonsky
    Verdina Shlonsky was an Israeli composer, pianist, and piano teacher, often described as the leading female Israeli composer of her time....

     (1905–1990)
  • Sara Shoham (born 1946)
  • Gil Shohat
    Gil Shohat
    Gil Shohat is an Israeli classical music composer, conductor and pianist.Shohat was born in 1973 in Israel to the Ha'aretz journalist Tzipora Shohat. His first orchestral work was performed by the Israel Chamber Orchestra when he was 18. He served as the chief pianist of the Israeli Defense Forces...

     (born 1973)
  • Yekutiel Shur (1918–1990)
  • Lotte Simon (born 1912)
  • Ra'anan Spiro (born 1964)
  • Eitan Steinberg (born 1955)
  • Haya Steinberg (born 1961)
  • Ze'ev Steinberg (born 1918)
  • Max Stern
    Max Stern (composer)
    Max Stern is a composer, critic, double-bassist, conductor and educator.He has created a rich genre of biblical compositions blending East and West in contemporary and traditional genres.-Musical education:...

     (born 1947)
  • Erich Walter Sternberg
    Erich Walter Sternberg
    Erich Walter Sternberg was a German-born Israeli composer. He was one of the founders of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.- Biography :...

     (1891–1974)
  • Joachim Stutschewsky
    Joachim Stutschewsky
    Joachim-Yehoyachin Stutschewsky, was a Ukraine-born Austrian and Israeli cellist, composer, musicologist.His father, Kalmen-Leyb Stutschewsky was a clarinetist.His was married twice...

     (1891–1982)


T


  • Josef Tal (born 1910)
  • Yoav Talmi
    Yoav Talmi
    Yoav Talmi is an Israeli conductor and composer. He studied composition and orchestral direction first in Israel, at the Rubin Academy of Music in Tel Aviv, and then in the United States, at the Juilliard School. In 1966, he was awarded the Koussevitzky Conducting Prize at the Tanglewood Music...

     (born 1943)
  • Eli Tamar (born 1964)
  • Boaz Tarsi (born 1960)

  • Michael Tchaban (born 1953)
  • Lazar Trachtenberg (born 1955)
  • Zachary Tracy (1928–2010)
  • Ovadia Tuvya (born 1920)
  • Amir Shpilman {born 1980)


W


  • Levi Wachtel (1920–1992)
  • Naphtali Wagner (born 1949)
  • Alex Wasserman (born 1963)
  • Ron Weidberg (born 1953)
  • Uzi Wiesel (born 1927)
  • Menachem Wiesenberg (born 1950)

  • Moshe Wilensky (1910–1997)
  • Yehuda Wohl (1904–1988)
  • Amnon Wolman
    Amnon Wolman
    Amnon Wolman composes music and texts for miscellaneous instruments along with the computer. He holds a doctorate degree in music composition. His catalogue of compositions includes works involving computer generated and processed sounds, symphonic works, vocal and chamber pieces for different...

     (born 1955)
  • Orit Wolf
    Orit Wolf
    -Education:Orit began her academic studies at the Tel Aviv University under the direction of Arie Vardi. She studied music composition and improvisation with Andre Hajdu. She also attended masterclasses given by Leon Fleisher, Claude Frank and Peter Serkin....

     (born 1974)
  • Michael Wolpe (born 1960)


Y


  • Amnon Yadgarov
  • Yehuda Yannay
    Yehuda Yannay
    Yehuda Yannay is an American-Israeli composer, conductor, film maker and performance artist.Yannay moved from Romania to Israel in 1951, where he studied with Alexander Uriya Boskovitch , who influenced him greatly...

     (born 1937)
  • Yitzhak Yedid
    Yitzhak Yedid
    Yitzhak Yedid is an Israeli Australian composer of classical music and jazz pianist.-Biography:Yitzhak Yedid was born on September 29, 1971 in Jerusalem, Israel. His family immigrated from Syria. He studied at the Rubin Academy of Music and the New England Conservatory in Boston with Ran Blake...

     (born 1971)
  • Boris Yoffe
    Boris Yoffe
    Boris Yoffe is a Russian-born Israeli composer, resident of Karlsruhe, Germany.-Biography:Boris Yoffe initially studied violin but turned to composing early, premiering his first works in the St...

     (born 1968)

  • Shlomo Yoffe (1909–1995)
  • Dan Yuhas (born 1947)
  • Benjamin Yusupov
    Benjamin Yusupov
    Benjamin Yusupov is a classical composer, conductor and pianist.-Works:Orchestral*Falak *Gabriel *Symphony No.1 *Nostalgia for string orchestra...

     (born 1962)


Z


  • Emanuel Zamir (1925–1962)
  • David Zehavi (1910–1977)
  • Oded Zehavi (born 1961)
  • Mordechai Zeira (1905–1968)
  • Dubi (Dov) Zeltzer (born 1932)
  • Nadav Ziv (born 1950)

  • Zvi Zori (born 1927)
  • Moshe Zorman
    Moshe Zorman
    Moshe Zorman is an Israeli composer. His works include three operas—among them “The Inn of Spirits” after Natan Alterman’s play of the same name—as well as works for symphony orchestra, chamber groups and choirs. His works and arrangements have been performed by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra,...

     (born 1952)
  • Yosef Zucker (born 1956)
  • Inon Zur
    Inon Zur
    Inon Zur is an Israeli American music composer who has won several awards for his work. Originally writing for movies and television, he later moved into composing for video games. He has been described as being "internationally recognized as one of the A-list orchestral composers in the video...

     (born 1965)
  • Menachem Zur (born 1942)


External links

  • http://www.imi.org.il/ComposersList.aspx?letter=0. Gallery of composers (includes biographies) of the Israel Music Institute
    Israel Music Institute
    The Israel Music Institute is the first publicly owned music publishing house in Israel. It is devoted primarily to the publication of Israeli art music, but also publishes books and booklets on Israeli music and composers, CDs of Israeli art music, and a periodical, IMI News...

    . Accessed January 18, 2010.
  • "Members Composers". Database of composer members of the Israel Composers League. Accessed January 18, 2010.