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The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Golomb, Hirsch Nissan

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Russian Hebraist and writer on music born at Podzelve, government of Wilna, Dec. 15, 1853. He studied in the yeshibah of Wilkomir, and received a good musical training at Wilna. At the beginning of his literary career he was a corrector in Romm's printing-house at Wilna, and while there he translated into Judæ o-German the "Hilkot De' ot" of the Yad ha-Ḥ azaḳ ah, Wilna, 1876. He also published several pamphlets in Judæ o-German, among them "Mishle Ḥ akamim." He then published a series of works on music: "Ḳ ol Yehudah," a musical chrestomathy, Wilna, 1877 "Menaẓ ẓ eaḥ bi-Neginot," a manual of singing and the violin, partly in Hebrew and partly in Judæ o-German, ib. 1884 "Zimrat Yah," a manual of harmony, in Hebrew and Judæ o-German, followed by a musical glossary, ib. 1885. He has also written the following school-books: "Ḥ eder la-Tinoḳ ot," a Hebrew reader, ib. 1883 "Lahaḳ at Nebi' im," a graded Hebrew chrestomathy, ib. 1888 "Ḳ iryat Sefer," a description of Wilna, Grodno, Byelostok, and Warsaw, and of their Jewish communities.

Bibliography : Sokolov, Sefer Zikkaron , p. 15, Warsaw, 1889 Zeitlin, Bibl. Post-Mendels . pp. 119, 120.H. R. M. Sel.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Golomb, Hirsch Nissan'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901.

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