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 Origins of My Art Name "Psoy Korolenko": Vladimir Korolenko, Anti-Anti-Semitism, and Coptic Saints

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Pavel Lion aka Psoy Korolenko, discusses Russian writer Vladimir Korolenko and the origins of his art name.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Pavel Lion (Psoy Korolenko).

This excerpt is in English.

Pavel Lion (Psoy Korolenko) was born in Moscow, Russia.