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One of the most popular and acclaimed cantors in America, Cantor Texon has thrilled and inspired the most prestigious congregations across the continent in prayer and in concert. He has the distinction of having served both the Aventura-Turnberry Jewish Center as its first full-time cantor and then again in 2006–2007, as well as Bnai-Torah Congregation of Boca Raton. The Cantor recently officiated High Holiday services at Beth Torah/Adat Yeshurun in North Miami Beach, Florida. He is presently the Cantor of the Cuban Hebrew Congregtion, Miami Beach, Florida.
The cantor is a graduate of the Ramaz Yeshiva in New York City, New York University, and the International Opera Center in Geneva, Switzerland. The legendary Jewish composer and conductor, Sholom Secunda, chose the young Cantor Texon to be the baritone soloist in his choir at the world famous Concord Hotel in the Catskill Mountains, New York. Cantor Texon has performed in concert with the world's greatest cantors, from New York to Los Angeles, with great acclaim. He is a long-standing member of the Cantors Assembly of America, having served on its Executive Council and having sung at several Annual Convention Concerts and Seminars.
The Cantor is the son of world-renowned cardiologist Dr. Meyer Texon, a pioneer in cardiovascular disease. He is the grandson of renowned rabbi and psychiatrist, Dr. Henry Raphael Gold, brother of the world Mizrachi President, rabbi Zeev Gold.
In opera, Cantor Texon trained at the Metropolitan in New York, with conductor and chorus-master Kurt Adler, and stage director Herbert Graf. After engagements in Switzerland and France, Cantor Texon was honored to sing in full productions with Richard Tucker, Robert Merrill, Placido Domingo, Tito Gobbi, and Jerome Hines, with the New Jersey State Opera. A highlight was understudying and singing the dress rehearsal of "La Traviata" for Robert Merrill, with that company at Symphony Hall, Newark, and at the Garden State Arts Center. The Cantor has also performed with the New York City Opera Education Department in the role of Tonio in "Pagliacci.”
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