Archival Recordings

Lectures by and interviews with writers, recorded at the Jewish Public Library of Montreal

The Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library contains remastered recordings of lectures by and interviews with writers and poets who visited the Jewish Public Library of Montreal between 1953 and 2005. One of the largest and most accessible collections of recordings of Yiddish authors and academics, it includes literary readings, special events, and talks by notable writers and scholars including Rokhl Korn, Chava Rosenfarb, Mordecai Richler, Avrom Sutzkever, Kadia Molodowsky, Jacob Glatstein, Chaim Grade, Saul Bellow, and Cynthia Ozick.

You can browse the collection online, or download recordings for free.


Voices from the Vault

Read the story of these archival recordings, how they were recovered, and what they contain.