Transcontinental Music Publishers Corp.

Josef Freudenthal founded the Transcontinental Music Publishers Corp. in New York in 1938. Transcontinental was the largest publisher of synagogue music in the United States.

Freudenthal immigrated to the United States in 1936. He initially worked as an agent for European and Jewish music publishers.

See also: Hatikvah Music Pub. Co.


  • Fischer, Ernst. Verleger, Buchhändler und Antiquare aus Deutschland und Österreich in der Emigration nach 1933. Stuttgart: Verband Deutscher Anitquare, 2011.
Location: New York City, United States
Period: 1938-present
Publisher(s): Josef Freudenthal (March 1, 1903, Geisa/ Thüringen - March 5, 1964, New York)
Main Focus: Synagogue music