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.

It's Like Performing for Your Family: Performing for Jewish Audiences

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Anthony Russell, singer, describes a time when he was frustrated with his career as an opera singer and how performing for Jewish audiences felt rewarding.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Anthony Russell.

This excerpt is in English.

Anthony Russell was born in Texas in 1979.