German Jewish Sacred Musical Intersections at the Eric Mandell Collection of Jewish Music in Philadelphia
Edwin Seroussi is the Emanuel Alexandre Professor of Musicology and director of the Jewish Music Research Centre at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, he immigrated to Israel in 1971 where he completed undergraduate and graduate degrees in musicology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, continuing on to receive his Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1987. He has taught at Bar-Ilan and Tel Aviv Universities in Israel, and has been a visiting professor at universities in Europe and North and South America. He has published on North African and Eastern Mediterranean Jewish music, on Judeo-Islamic relations in music, and on Israeli popular music.
Sonic Ruins of Modernity: Judeo-Spanish Folk Songs Today (Routledge Press, 2022).
Popular Music and Israeli National Culture, with Motti Regev (University of California Press, 2004).