Members of the Umanskiy family; members returned to Ananyev after WWII. In the 1960s, the minyan was held in the Leya Odivets’ house with Yefim Schoklet (1890-1960), Umansky (1878-1957), Goichinder (1852-1959), Beilin Mikhail among the congregation.
The photo of the Klezmers from Ushomir was printed in the article of Menakhem Kipnis in one of the Jewish magazines. Meyer Kagan is with the violin on the right, the other man with the violin is his brother Borukh.
Mark Naumovich Bernes (1911, Nezhin – 1969, Moscow), People’s Artist of RSFSR (1965), winner of Stalin Prize of the first degree (1951). One of the most favorite artists of the Soviet bandstand, outstanding Russian chansonnier. His real name was Menakhem-Man Neukh-Shmuylov Neyman.