(1896 - 1945)
David Maaravi is known for painting and sculpture.
Biography David Maaravi
David Maaravi was born in Russia in 1896. As a young boy, Maaravi decided to immigrate
to Israel by himself. Once in Israel, he was accepted as a student at
Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, where he studied painting and
sculpture with Prof. Boris Schatz, under conditions of great poverty.
1916 he was sent, along with other Bezalel students, to work in
agriculture and as a guard throughout the country.
Around 1920, Maaravi settled in Tel Aviv. It was during this period that
alongside fine arts, he felt compelled to practice music. He conducted
many choirs, and arranged for choir his own music as well as the music
of other composers.
For 25 years Maaravi worked as a school t
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