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.

Peter Sokolow Remembers Humorously Bad Gigs

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Peter Sokolow, a full-time professional musician active in Klezmer revival, recalls one of his worst, and most humorous, gigs at a landsmanschaft event.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Peter Sokolow.

This excerpt is in English.

Peter Sokolow was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1940.