The Yiddish Book Center's

Wexler Oral History Project

A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.

Klezmer Did Not Exist In a Vacuum

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Benjy Fox-Rosen discusses how Klezmer varied from region to to region and was influenced by the music of surrounding cultures.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Benjamin Fox-Rosen.

This excerpt is in English.

Benjamin Fox-Rosen was born in Los Angeles, California in 1984.