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.

Giving Life to Klezmer: Yiddish Music Festivals and the Path Forward

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Theodor Heimann Olsen, klezmer trumpet player and queer activist, speaks about the future of klezmer music, and the klezmer scene today.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Theodor Heimann Olsen.

This excerpt is in English.

Theodor Heimann Olsen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2001.