Marvin Antosofsky s verses are direct and powerful. He courageously lets the reader into his world where pain and heartbreak have run rampant. Gripping and moving. --Dan Matthews, author of Rain, Heavy at Times: Life in the Cancer Months
Songs of Sorrow is a must read for anyone who has suffered from, is suffering from, or for those who have lost someone to cancer. It s an inspiring account of loss and grief. --Robert Melli, author of Cancer Cures, Causes, and Prevention
The elegiac poems of Marvin Antosofsky exhibit an unrestrained quality and remarkable skill. These autobiographical poems are like windows into a tortured soul, who in the end, finds hope and joy despite his misery. --Michael A. Skinner, author of Liquid Mirror: Waiting on the New Moon
About the Author
Marvin Antosofsky, Rabbi Emeritus, holds a Ph.D. in Musicology from Columbia University. Founder and director of the Long Island Cantors Ensemble for 25 years, he was also music department chairman of the Herziliya Jewish Teachers Seminary. He currently lives on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York with his wife Loretta.