Jacob Beimel (Baymel, Yakov) was born on October 11, 1875 in Russia, Minsk Parichi. He was a Jewish cantor, teacher, writer and choral conductor. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Arts in Berlin, emigrated to the USA in 1915 and became cantor of the New York Jewish Center in Manhattan. He died on November 17, 1944 in New York City.
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