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.
Playing Klezmer as a German Catholic
Georg Brinkmann—klezmer musician and teacher—speaks about reactions he receives about the music he plays, considering his personal identity as a German Catholic.
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.
This interview is part of the Beyond the Books: Yiddish writers and their descendants series.