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Benno Balan founded the music publishing house Edition Pro Musica with his wife Dora Balan-Munk in Jerusalem in 1935. The publishing house specialized in Hebrew music.

Balan had been active in music publishing in Germany before the Machtergreifung. He initially fled to Paris, where he ran a music shop, before immigrating to Palestine.


Fischer, Ernst. Verleger, Buchhändler und Antiquare aus Deutschland und Österreich in der Emigration nach 1933. Stuttgart: Verband Deutscher Anitquare, 2011.

  • Location: Jerusalem, Palestine
  • Period: 1935-?
  • Publisher(s): Benno Balan (December 20, 1896, Berlin - June 1944, Jerusalem); Dora Balan-Munk
  • Main Focus: Hebrew music