Joseph Steinberg, Jewish Composer-writer, Dies

Joseph Steinberg, Jewish composer and playwright, died suddenly Wednesday night of acute indigestion at his home, 40 Second Street. When the attack began he was composing a score for the Prospect Theatre in the Bronx.

Born in Russia 46 years ago Mr. Steinberg started his career as a choir singer and leader, and a composer of Hebrew music. After coming to the United States he composed music for Temple Beth-El. Among the plays he wrote are “The Landlord’s Wedding.” “The Day Before the Wedding,” “The Broken Vow” and “Righteous Paths.”

Harry O. Levin, Republican State Senator from the Fourth Legislative district, Maryland, is contesting for reelection against E. Milton Altfeld, his cousin, who is Democratic oppoient for the State Senate. Mr. Altfeld now is an Assistant State’s Attorney.

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