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  4/2/2014, Nissan 2, 5774

Famed Jewish Singer David Werdyger Passes Away


David Werdyger, a pioneer in modern Jewish music passed away on Wednesday at the age of 94 in New York. He released dozens of albums of cantorial and hasidic music. Werdyger was a Holocaust survivor who credits his musical talent for saving his life from the Nazis. He was the father of Mordechai Ben-David, one of the most well-known contemporary Jewish musicians.