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 Influence of Gebirtig

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Benjy Fox-Rosen tells how his grandmother introduced him to the music of Mordechai Gebirtig, which inspired his college senior recital, as well as his work now in the genre of New Music.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Benjamin Fox-Rosen.

This excerpt is in English.

Benjamin Fox-Rosen was born in Los Angeles, California in 1984.