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.

"Choosing" to Play the Clarinet

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Georg Brinkmann—klezmer musician and teacher—speaks about how he picked up and started learning the clarinet.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Georg Brinkmann.

This excerpt is in English.

Georg Brinkmann was born in Bonn, Germany in 1966.