Shoshana Liessmann (D; Jewish studies, musicology)

is a musicologist and Jewish scholar who has been studying the various aspects and subject areas of Jewish music for over two decades. She is a member of the Jewish Music Research Center in Jerusalem. She has taught at the Jerusalem Hebrew University and is currently teaching at Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU) Munich. One of her areas of special interest is the cultural history of Jewish communities in Italy.

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