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Rediscovering Ben-Haim

A new album offers musical portrait of acclaimed Israeli composer

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/fall_preview/article/rediscovering_ben_haim

In 1920, Paul Frankenburger was 23 and an up-and-coming German conductor and composer. For the next four years, he assisted two of the greatest conductors of the 20th century, Bruno Walter and Hans Knappertsbusch, but by 1933, the Nazis had forced him to immigrate to Palestine. At 36, he had to start over.

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