Noun(1) the musical director of a choir(2) the official of a synagogue who conducts the liturgical part of the service and sings or chants the prayers intended to be performed as solos
(1) Synagogue services can be led by a rabbi, a cantor or a member of the congregation.(2) The lectors, the cantor , many of the servers and all those bringing up the gifts were female.(3) Wolff traces his development as organist, composer, cantor, court musician and teacher, culminating in Bach's 27 years as cantor and music director in Leipzig.(4) He approached a friend and colleague, John Braham, a former cantor , who had been baptized and had become the leading tenor in London.(5) The Jolson Story - Young Asa Yoelson lives with his parents in Washington where his father is a cantor at the local synagogue.(6) Often in non-orthodox settings, prayer is undertaken by the rabbi and the cantor .(7) Since 1999 she has been a regular cantor at St Patrick's Cathedral & is a freelance singer for weddings & other ceremonies(8) His mother was Rosalie Israelssohn while his father was Adolf Lasker, a cantor in the synagogue whose role there was to lead the liturgical prayers and chanting.(9) The ceremony is begun by the priest, assisted by a cantor or church choir that sings the responses.(10) Back at Maynooth College he joined the choir and became the senior cantor in charge of liturgical singing.(11) He spoke Yiddish and had been a cantor in a Harlem synagogue.(12) A member of a musical family, in which his mother, Rose, sang and played the songs of Cole Porter and Jerome Kern, and his grandfather was a cantor at a Bronx synagogue, young Alan joined right in.(13) Slowly, slowly I began to approach the Wall in fear and trembling like a pious cantor going to the lectern to lead the prayers.(14) Hammer is a devout Orthodox Jew and the son of a synagogue cantor .(15) As the cantor would be reading about the Temple, I would completely disconnect, planning my summer vacation, celebrating the end of my exams, or just hoping that the fast will go well this year.(16) Many boys also read the weekly Torah portion, having studied it in advance with a cantor or scholar experienced in reading the Torah.
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