Adler, Samuel

Adler, Samuel

(1809–91) rabbi; born in Worms, Germany. He was educated, ordained, and served as a rabbi in Germany (1842–57). In 1857 he came to New York to become rabbi of Temple Emanu-El. He wrote numerous monographs and played a leading role in Reform Judaism; his revision of the prayer book became a model for later Reform prayer books.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Adler, Samuel. Sight Singing: Pitch, Interval, Rhythm.