Boskovitch, [Boskovics, Boskowitch, Boskovich], Alexander [Sándor] Uria
- Jehoash Hirshberg
(b Kolozsvár [now Cluj-Napoca], 16 Aug 1907; d Tel-Aviv, 5 Nov 1964). Israeli composer and music critic of Hungarian origin. He grew up in a highly religious family – some of his forebears were Hassidic rabbis – which originated from the Moravian town Boskovice. Educated at the Jewish lyceum Tarbut in Cluj during the period in which it briefly flourished before forced Romanization and repression of the Jews in Transylvania, he studied the piano with Hevesi Piroska and then in Vienna with Victor Ebenstein. In ...