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Hayyim was a leading Sephardic rabbi and a master Kabbalist. He is best known as author of the work… [More] “Halakha Ben Ish Ḥai” (Son of man who lives), by which title he is also colloquially known. [Less]
1926: Gene Colan
Colan was a Jewish-American comic book artist best known for his work for Marvel Comics, where his… [More] signature titles include the superhero series Daredevil, Howard the Duck, and The Tomb of Dracula, a cult-classic horror series. [Less]
1944: Leonard Slatkin
Born in the Ukraine, Slatkin is a Jewish-American conductor and composer. His conducting debut came… [More] in 1966 when he became artistic director and conductor of the award-winning New York Youth Symphony, and in 1968, Walter Susskind named him the assistant conductor of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. He stayed there until 1977, when he was made music advisor of the New Orleans Symphony. [Less]