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.
Dancing to Klezmer Music
Georg Brinkmann—klezmer musician and teacher—speaks about how dancing to Klezmer music can be for everybody; even if you have little or no experience.
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.
Other video highlights from this oral history
About the Wexler Oral History Project
Since 2010, the Yiddish Book Center’s Wexler Oral History Project has recorded more than 500 in-depth video interviews that provide a deeper understanding of the Jewish experience and the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture.
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