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Jacob Weinberg (Composer)

Born: 7th July 1879, Odesa, Ukraine

Died: 2nd November 1956, New York, United States

Nationality: Russian, American

Jacob Weinberg was a Russian-born Jewish composer and pianist who composed over 135 works for piano and other instruments. He was one of the founders of the Jewish National Conservatory in Jerusalem before immigrating to the U.S. where he became "an influential voice in the promotion of American Jewish music" from the 1940s until his death.