Paul Misraki (Paul Misrachi)

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Constantinople, Turkey
Born in Constantinople in 1908, Paul Misraki composed from the age of 7 years a waltz his mother notes on music paper.

He completed his studies at the "Lycée Janson de Sailly" where he met Ray Ventura who already created a small amateur jazz band.

Paul Misraki consolidates his musical knowledge with Charles Koechlin and soon joined his fellow Ray Ventura who, with his "Collégiens" begins an original career as a conductor where skits and entertainment interpreted by the musicians themselves to succeed a breakneck pace. Read more...