Harry Coopersmith

Harry Coopersmith (b. Russia, 2 December 1902; d. Santa Barbara, California, 31 December 1975) was a pioneer in the dissemination of Jewish music in America. Coopersmith studied music education at Teachers’ College, Columbia University (BS, 1924; MA, 1933). He was music director at the Chicago Bureau of Jewish Education (1926-1940) and the Anshe Emet Synagogue.