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.

the Klezmer revival

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  • Klezmer musician Michael Winograd talks about how a Klezmer revival happened, but is not still happening.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Michael Winograd.

This excerpt is in English.

Michael Winograd was born in Long Island, New York.

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:

  • KlezKanada
  • 1990s
  • Yiddish revival and activism
  • Music

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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