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.

Getting To Know Seymour Rexite, Famous Tenor of Yiddish Musical Theater

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Caraid O'Brien—writer, performer, and director, including of Yiddish works—explains how she got to know her mentor and friend Seymour Rexite, a well-known singer and performer in Yiddish musicals for over eight decades.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Caraid O'Brien.

This excerpt is in English.

Caraid O'Brien was born in Galway, Ireland in 1974.


Other video highlights from this oral history