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Joel Engel

Russian Jewish music critic, composer

Died when: 58 years 347 days (707 months)
Star Sign: Pisces


Joel Engel

Joel (or Yoel) Engel (Russian: Юлий Дмитриевич (Йоэль) Энгель, Yuliy Dmitrievich (Yoel) Engel, 1868–1927) was a music critic, composer and one of the leading figures in the Jewish art music movement.

As a founding member of the Saint Petersburg Society for Jewish Folk Music, he influenced composers such as Alexander Krein, Lazare Saminsky, Mikhail Gnesin, Solomon Rosowsky.

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