Emmanuel Fisher

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Emmanuel Fisher (September 25, 1921-July 22, 2001) was a British composer and conductor who was best known for leading the London Jewish Male Choir for 21 years.[1]

During World War II, Fisher served in the British Ambulance Units that were involved in humanitarian rescue work at the liberated Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.[2] His work was dramatized in the 2007 Channel 4 film The Relief of Belsen, with Fisher portrayed by Iddo Goldberg.


  1. ^ David Singer & Lawrence Grossman (2003). American Jewish Year Book 2002. Verlag für die Deutsche Wirtschaft AG. p. 323. ISBN 0-87495-117-8. 
  2. ^ Jo Glanville (June 4, 1998). "A witness to the worst of times". The Independent. Retrieved 2009-05-29.