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.

“Everything Started from That”: Finding Connection Between Rock and Klezmer as Introduction to Jewish Music

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Michał Moniuszko, a musician and teacher, remembers his first impressions of klezmer music as a young Polish rock musician.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Michal Moniuszko.

This excerpt is in English.

Michal Moniuszko was born in Sejny, Poland in 1977.