Ben Zion Kapov-Kagan

Real Name:
Yisrael Noach Kapov-Kagan
Profile:
Cantor (or chazzan), 1900-1954, born in Romania.
As a youngster, Yisrael Noach sang in various synagogue choirs and at the age of 26 he obtained his first position in Rostov Am Don. He was then engaged by the Brodie Schul in Odessa.
In the 1930es, he was able to flee Russia, using his brother Ben-Zion's passport. He retained his brother's name for the rest of his life.
When he went to the United States, he became Chazan, first to the Jewish Centre in Ocean Parkway and then to the Concords Jewish centre in the Bronx. He gave concerts all around the States, Canada and South America.
He frequently performed with the choir of the very famous choir-leader, Oscar Julius.
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Ben Zion Kapov-Kagan Discography Tracks

Albums

CG-618 Ben Zion Kapov-Kagan - Sacred Sabbath = שבת קודש album art Ben Zion Kapov-Kagan Sacred Sabbath = שבת קודש(LP) Collector's Guild CG-618 US 1962 Sell This Version
GRC 32 Ben Zion Kapov-Kagan - Prayers=תפילות album art Cantor Ben Zion Kapov-Kagan* Prayers=תפילות(LP, Album) The Greater Recording Co., Inc. GRC 32 US 1963 Sell This Version
CG-617 Ben Zion Kapov-Kagan - The Gates Of Prayer = שערי תפילה album art Cantor Ben Zion Kapov-Kagan* The Gates Of Prayer = שערי תפילה(LP) Collector's Guild CG-617 US 1964 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

53-5149 Ben Zion Kapov-Kagan - Sim-Sholom album art Cantor Kapov-Kagan* Sim-Sholom(7") RCA Victor 53-5149 US Unknown Sell This Version