Famous Composers from Israel

List of notable or famous composers from Israel, with bios and photos, including the top composers born in Israel and even some popular composers who immigrated to Israel. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Israeli composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known composer from Israel is included when available.

This list is made up of a variety of people, including Daniel Barenboim and Arie Vardi.

This historic composers from Israel list can help answer the questions "Who are some Israeli composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous composers from Israel?" These prominent composers of Israel may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Israeli composers.

Use this list of renowned Israeli composers to discover some new composers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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  • Adi Ran
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    Adi Ran (Hebrew: עדי רן‎; born 1961 in Ramat Gan) is an Israeli singer, musician, lyricist and composer who innovated a new music genre called Hasidic Underground (also known as Alternative Hasidic). He is a Na Nach Breslover. He has been called "The Bruce Springsteen of religious music".
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Ramat Gan, Israel
  • Arie Vardi
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    Arie Vardi is a classical pianist, conductor and piano pedagogue. He is laureate of the Israel Prize in 2017.
    • Age: 86
    • Birthplace: Israel
  • Armand Amar
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    Armand Amar (born 1953) is a French composer, who grew up in Morocco. He won the 2010 César Award for Best Music for Le Concert (Radu Mihăileanu).
    • Age: 70
    • Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine
  • Avi Belleli
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    Avi Belleli (Hebrew: אבי בללי‎; born October 27, 1963) is an Israeli singer and musician.
    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: Giv'atayim, Israel
  • Avishai Cohen may refer to: Avishai Cohen (bassist) (born 1970), Israeli jazz bassist Avishai Cohen (trumpeter) (born 1978), Israeli-born jazz trumpeter based in New York
    • Age: 53
    • Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel
  • Avner Dorman
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    Avner Dorman (Hebrew: אבנר דורמן; born April 14, 1975 in Tel Aviv, Israel) is an Israeli-born composer, educator and conductor.
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Tel Aviv, Israel