Barbara Blum

Barbara Blum came to live in Israel from London, England in 1985. She is a dentist who has worked in London, Hong Kong and Jerusalem. She writes and lectures on musicology. Her volunteering experience includes the Israel Museum, Beit Franfurt in Jerusalem and ESRA.

Giacomo Meyerbeer

Giacomo Meyerbeer

by Barbara Blum

From 1830 until the end of the 19th century, the famous more ...
SOPHIE TUCKER  1884-1966

SOPHIE TUCKER 1884-1966

by Barbara Blum

Sophie Tucker’s career spanned 60 years. Famous more ...
THE MENDELSSOHNS   MOSES, ABRAHAM AND FELIX

THE MENDELSSOHNS MOSES, ABRAHAM AND FELIX

by Barbara Blum

Barbara Blum writes about three generations of the more ...
Pietro Mascagni and his Friend Fritz – 1863–1945

Pietro Mascagni and his 'Friend Fritz' – 1863–1945

by Barbara Blum

Barbara Blum gives us the background to Mascagni’s more ...
DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH 1906-1975 A COURAGEOUS AND HONEST COMPOSER

DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH 1906-1975 A COURAGEOUS AND HONEST COMPOSER

by Barbara Blum

“Shostakovich, a non-Jew would describe the Jews more ...
MENE. MENE. TEKEL. UPHARSIN

MENE. MENE. TEKEL. UPHARSIN

by Barbara Blum

There are many ways that the biblical story of Belshazzar more ...
Brahms: Composer who succeeded Beethoven

Brahms: Composer who succeeded Beethoven

by Barbara Blum

In her usual interesting and informative way Barbara more ...
Entertainers with the same name – but acts apart

Entertainers with the same name – but acts apart

by Barbara Blum

Autres temps, autres moeurs . . . other times, other more ...
Lady Hazel Cosgrove

Lady Hazel Cosgrove

by Barbara Blum

ESRA Herzliya is very happy to report on an extremely more ...
Polished performers

Polished performers

by Barbara Blum

Pen pictures of Chopin and Rubinstein, both born in more ...
 
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