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.

What is a Klezmer

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  • Benjy Fox-Rosen explains his view of klezmer music and the social importance of klezmer musicians and klezmer music for Ashkenazi culture.

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

This excerpt is in English.

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

This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.

More information about this oral history excerpt

Themes in this oral history excerpt:

  • KlezKamp
  • Benjy Fox-Rosen
  • Music
  • Klezmer

About the Wexler Oral History Project

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Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.

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