Herman Tzvi Wohl born in Otinya the September 8th, 1877
At 9, he became meshroyer with the khazan Liebermann.
He become later khazan in the Stanishlav district, where he learned music and composition. At 16 he directed a choir.
He joined later the Kalman Juvelier team in Galicia, where he played roles, he sang in the choir and he wrote the songs of the operettas.
The May, 12th 1896, he emigrated in America, became khazan of the Attorney Street synagogue in New York, then in Boston. Later he sang in the Roumanian synagogue of New York.
He composed the songs and the instrumental pieces of the operetas of Moshe Hurwitz like ‘Ben Hador’, ‘Die Tsvey Tnoyim’ , ‘Mesinke’ , ‘Bene Jisroel’ ‘Yakow un Essaw’ , but also ‘Di Almune’ and ‘A Mensch Soll Men Zein’ by Anshel Schorr, and also in ‘Das Pintele Jid’, ‘ Di Neshume Fun Mein Folk’, ‘Die Yidishe Kroyn ‘ and ‘Di Poylische Khasene’ by Thomashefsky.
He composed many of these musics with Arnold Perlmutter. He was the director of an orchestrathat you can hear in ‘Tiflis, Tiflis’ et ‘Ech Rasia’ recorded in 1923.
He composed with Louis Gilrod the songs of the operetta Yankel Litwok, for Aaron Lebedeff.