MAILAMM (Organization)

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In 1931 a group of Jewish musicians and scholars in New York City formed the America-Palestine Institute [Association] of Musical ciences to support music research projects in both countries. The organization became known as Mailamm, the Hebrew version (in an acronym) for its English title. among the founders were Joseph Achron (1886-1943), Lazare Saminsky (1882-1959), Solomon Rosowsky (1878-1962), Jacob Weinberg (1879-1956), and Joseph Yasser (1893-1981)...Over the eight years of its existence, the Mailamm group held monthly public meetings with lectures and performances by an array of noted scholars and musicians.--excerpts taken from "Shapers of American Jewish Music: Mailamm and the Jewish Music Forum, 1931-62" by Irene Heskes.

From the description of The papers of Mailamm, The American Music Association, 1930-1943. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 632158879

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associatedWith Achron, Isidor, 1892-1948. person
associatedWith Clemens, Clara. person
associatedWith Cohen, Ethel S. person
associatedWith Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague, 1864-1953. person
associatedWith Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950. person
associatedWith Deutsch, Bernard S. 1884-1935. person
associatedWith Downes, Olin, 1886-1955. person
associatedWith Eisenstein, Ira, 1906-1991. person
associatedWith Gabrilowitsch, Ossip, 1878-1936. person
associatedWith Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. person
associatedWith Godowsky, Leopold, 1870-1938. person
associatedWith Goldmark, Rubin, 1872-1936. person
associatedWith Harrington, Phyllis. person
associatedWith Hauser, Emil. person
associatedWith Lachmann, Robert, 1892-1939. person
associatedWith Lawton, Dorothy, 1881-1960. person
associatedWith Pool, David de Sola, 1885-1970. person
associatedWith Reese, Gustave, 1899-1977. person
associatedWith Saminsky, Lazare, 1882-1959. person
associatedWith Zunser, Miriam Shomer. person
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Active 1943

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