1 framed photo (15" X 11") of the Montreal Hazzanim (cantorial) concert, 1947. 1 laminated poster (20" X 14") for Moshe Rappaport's concert at Congregation Shomrim Laboker, 1944
Moshe Rappaport was born in Poland in 1906. He came to Canada in 1924 and first lived in Joliette where his father was a Hebrew teacher and shochet. Before becoming a cantor Moshe Rappaport worked in the needle trades industry. Around 1943, he became a cantor at the Shomrim Laboker synagogue where he stayed for 9 years. He died of cancer in 1952, at the age of 44.
The collection was donated by Samuel Rappaport, son of Moshe Rappaport, on April 3, 2012.