Cantor Moshe Kusevitsky, ca. 1954

Contributed by Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh


Cantor Moshe Kusevitsky (1899-1966), a native of Lithuania, was one of the best known cantors in the 20th century.

He visited Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh in 1954 for the Orthodox congregation's Golden Jubilee celebration at its synagogue at 151 Newbury Street in Portland.

Kusevitsky, a tenor, gave a concert on June 14, 1954, accompanied by Jack Barras on the piano.

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  • Title: Cantor Moshe Kusevitsky, ca. 1954
  • Creation Date: circa 1954
  • Subject Date: circa 1954
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Object Type: Image

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Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh
76 Noyes St., Portland, ME 04103
(207) 773-0693

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