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.

Musical Stories

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Christian Dawid - Berlin-based, world-renowned klezmer clarinet player - describes why he likes Klezmer music and what is special about folk music in general.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Christian Dawid.

This excerpt is in English.

Christian Dawid was born in Bremen, Germany in 1968.