Gil Aldema

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Gil Aldema

Gil Aldema (Hebrew: גיל אלדמע) (17 born 17 September 1928 - 27 September 2014[1]) was an Israeli composer and conductor.


Aldema was born in Giv'atayim in Mandate Palestine on September 17, 1928. He graduated from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Mannes College of Music in New York.

Aldema taught music at Hadassim youth village. Later he worked as a program producer and arranger for the Israel Broadcasting Authority. He composed and arranged songs for folk-ensembles and choirs.


In 2004, Aldema was awarded the Israel Prize, for Hebrew song.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Musician Gil Aldema Passes Away". Israel National News. 28 September 2014. Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Israel Prize Official Site (in Hebrew) – Recipient's C.V.". Archived from the original on 2009-10-19. 
  3. ^ "Israel Prize Official Site (in Hebrew) – Judges' Rationale for Grant to Recipient". Archived from the original on 2009-10-18. 
  • Menashe Ravina and Shlomo Skolsky (Ed.): Who is who in ACUM. Authors, Composers and Music publishers, biographical notes and principal works. Acum Ltd., Societe d'Auteurs, Compositeurs et Editeurs de Musique en Israel, 1965.

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