- William Y. Elias
(b Łódź, March 13, 1890; d Tel-Aviv, Feb 23, 1972). Israeli conductor and composer of Polish birth . After childhood studies in the violin, flute, piano and cello, he attended the Leipzig Conservatory, then moved to Cologne to study the piano with Neitzel, composition with Strässer and conducting with Abendroth. In ...