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 Los Angeles, California in 1984.