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.
A Personal Connection to Klezmer Music
Jeff Warschauer discusses his path to klezmer music and how he came to be interested in it while studying at the New England Conservatory. He describes the vibrant klezmer scene in the 1980s at the Conservatory, and explains that he decided to become a "klezmer solo guitarist."
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Jeff Warschauer.
This excerpt is in English.
Jeff Warschauer was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1959.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.
Other video highlights from this oral history
'It's Some Kind of Tikkun Olam (Healing of the World)': Resolving a Klezmer Controversy
2 min 3 sec
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