Oral History Interview with David Tilman

Oral history interview with David Tilman detailing his career as a prominent American cantor. Tilman grew from humble beginnings in Albany, New York, as the child of immigrant parents to serve as Hazzan Sheni to Cantor David Putterman at New York’s Park Avenue Synagogue. After several years at the Park Avenue Synagogue, Tilman accepted a position at Congregation Beth Sholom in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, where established a significant musical program and served for more than three decades.