Alemany Bernard

Bernard Alemany - Personal data
Date of birth: 4th October 1904
Place of birth: Częstochowa
Date of death: 22nd August 1993
Place of death: New York
Occupation: violinist, conductor, composer
Related towns: Częstochowa

Alemany (Altman) Bernard (4 October 1904, Częstochowa – 22 August 1993, New York) – violinist, conductor, composer. He studied at the Julius Stern Conservatory in Berlin for two years. Until 1933 he was active in Germany. He conducted dance groups in Berlin, including the seven-person “Orquesta tipica Argentina” tango orchestra. He performed on the radio and recorded for the Telefunken label. In 1931 and 1935 he recorded a number of compilations for the Syrena Record label in Warsaw. He made guest appearances in Paris, Brussels, and Seville. He eventually migrated to the United States.


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