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.

"Foreign Languages? They Act Much Like Spells": Cultivating Multilingualism in My Work

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Pavel Lion aka Psoy Korolenko, singer-songwriter, talks about the multilingual nature of his music and how it has evolved since his early days of performing primarily in Russian.

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.