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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Christian Dawid - Berlin-based, world-renowned klezmer clarinet player - talks about the risks and benefits of cultural revivals, and why the Klezmer revival was such a success.

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.