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.
Jeff Warschauer recalls his early days as a musician, and his teenage years listening to country, bluegrass and folk music. He describes his first few jobs in the Boston music world, working as a frontman for a rockabilly.
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
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