Issachar Miron

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Miron (Michrowsky), Issachar (b. July 5, 1920, Kutno, Poland, in USA from 1967), has made a name for himself throughout the world "as a top talent, creative mind, and master craftsman". He graduated from the Warsaw Conservatory in 1938 and immigrated to Palestine in 1939. He was the first music deputy director of the Israel Ministry of Education and Culture, headed by Frank Peleg. In the 60s he served as the Music Director of America- Israel Cultural Foundation in Israel and the U.S.A. Professor Miron served as the dean of the music faculty of the Jewish Teachers Seminary of New York [now Touro University]. His works include popular compositions, songs, film and video scores, signature tunes, and instrumental, choral and orchestral music. He has been the recipient of some coveted professional distinctions for music, scripts, and direction, which include, among others, Engel Prize (Israel), Kavod Award of the Cantors Assembly of America, and multiple Gold and Silver Medals of the International Film and Television Festivals of New York. In 2000 he was honored by ASCAP “in recognition of his manifold achievements as composer, author, educator and distinguished international citizen".