On the Map


Jewish Women on the Map - Home of Julie Rosewald, first cantor, SF, 1870s


Home of Julie Rosewald, first cantor, SF, 1870s
920 Geary St.
San Francisco, CA
United States

Julie Rosewald lived at this location, prior to the San Francsico earthquake. A famous opera star, Rosewald retired to California with her husband to teach at nearby Mills College. She had barely arrived when she was invited to act as cantorial solist at San Francisco's Temple Emanuel, a position she retained for a decade, doing everything from singing at services to preparing Bar Mitzvah candidates. A new article by researcher Judith Pinnolis tell more. Read about it in Cantor Soprano” Julie Rosewald: The Musical Career of a Jewish American “New Woman

Birthplace/home/school/workplace of a history maker
Creative Commons (attribution)

Submitted by

Ari Davidow

Recent additions

Boston Workmen's Circle

Details >>

Temple Shalom

Details >>

Temple Beth Israel, Victoria, Australia

Details >>

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Home of Julie Rosewald, first cantor, SF, 1870s." (Viewed on April 16, 2014) <http://jwa.org/onthemap/home-of-julie-rosewald-first-cantor-sf-1870s>.