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Uknown Cantors: Hanns John Jacobsohn

Cantor Hans John Jacobsohn (1890-1942) was the High Cantor for the City of Berlin and the Progressive Synagogue from the late 1920s until his death in the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp in May of 1942.

He was unable to escape Nazi Germany, like his wife and daughter because he was born