Vira Lozinsky

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Vira Lozinsky is an Israeli musician and Yiddish language singer.

Vira Lozinsky
Origin Moldova, Israel
Genres Folk, World Music
Occupations Yiddish Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2005 - present


Vira Lozinsky was born in 1974 in Beltsy, Moldova (Bessarabia) to a family of Jewish artists. As a child, Vira studied music and played the violin at the city music school. She participated in the local Yiddish theater led by her father Mikhoel Felsenbaum. After immigrating to Israel at age 16, she pursued Yiddish and Musicology studies in Bar Ilan University, and vocal studies in the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music in Ramat HaSharon.


Vira Lozinsky has toured several countries and participated in klezmer events in Israel, Europe, and the Americas.



  • Wunderweg (Wondrous Way) (2011)
  • Vayte Shtern (Distant Stars) (2007)



  • Grand Prize: International Jewish Music Competition in Amsterdam - 2012


  • Mira Rafalowicz Prize (best Yiddish): International Jewish Music Competition in Amsterdam - 2012
  • Independent Music Awards nominee 2012 World Traditional album category


  • Just Plain Folks Music Awards 2009 winner - for the song Malokhim Lid
  • Vira Lozinsky has been nominated for the 7th Annual Independent Music Awards / Best World Music album (2008) World Music Central

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