Category Archives: Newsletter

Newsletter: Shanah Tova

 

Newsletter from September 1, 2013:

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Marc and Helena Lavry at a party with violinist Isaac Stern and cantor Ruben Rinder in San Francisco (1955)

Marc and Helena Lavry at a party with violinist Isaac Stern and cantor Ruben Rinder in San Francisco (1955)

We just found a few exciting recordings of Lavry’s popular song Kacha Merakdim Beyisrael, which literally translates to “That’s The Way We Dance In Israel”, and thought it would be a fun…

Newsletter: Love Story – Lavry Style

 

Newsletter from July 25, 2013:

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Marc and Helena Lavry, Riga 1934

Marc and Helena Lavry, Riga 1934

In 1934, Marc Lavry and Helena Mazoh, as required by law, filed for a marriage license with the City of Riga. The license was good for a limited time. Lavry, who was working at the time in the film industry in Finland, decided he had to…

Newsletter: Our Squad Marches at Night

 

May 8, 2013 Newsletter:

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Lavry with Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion

Lavry with Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion

“On May 15, 1948 Prime Minister Ben-Gurion called us to his office. He urged us to rise up to the occasion and write a march song for the military of the new state [that had been declared the day before]. We, [lyricist] Avraham Broides and I, were put

Newsletter: Lavry’s judges

 

Translation of the Hebrew Newsletter from March 14, 2013:

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Hello,

Just in time for spring, we recorded five children’s song we grew up with and loved.
In 1946, Marc Lavry, who just became a new father, composed melodies to the lyrics of his poet friends Miriam Yalan-Shtekelis, Shmuel Bass, and Ella Vilensly.

Lavry and 5-month old Efrat

Lavry and 5-month old Efrat

“Dad…

Newsletter: ACUM awards Marc Lavry

 

Translation of the Hebrew Newsletter from January 24, 2013:

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Hello,

StatueWhile the Academy is in the midst of announcing the Oscars nominees in Hollywood, Marc Lavry is being honored with a special award from the ACUM, the Association of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers in Israel. It’s not quite the same but we are still excited…

A …

Happy Birthday, Marc Lavry

 

Translation of the Hebrew Newsletter published December 21, 2012:

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Hello,

We invite you to celebrate with us the 109th(!) birthday of Marc Lavry tomorrow, December 22.

CheesecakeOn his birthday his wife Helena used to prepare his favorite cheesecake. We enclose the original recipe, in her own handwriting (click to enlarge), in case you want to celebrate with us. …