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.
Exploring the Relationship Between Liturgical Music and Klezmer
Benjamin Fox-Rosen, klezmer musician, speaks to the relationship between Jewish liturgical music and Eastern European Jewish music, and the ways in which secular composers tend to influence liturgical music in both Christian and Jewish reform traditions.
This is an excerpt from an oral history with Benjamin Fox-Rosen.
This excerpt is in English.
Benjamin Fox-Rosen was born in Los Angeles, California in 1984.
This interview is part of the Yiddish and the Arts: musicians, actors, and artists series.
Other video highlights from this oral history
Staging Folkloric Traditions: Performativity in Klezmer and Cantorial Music
2 min 49 sec
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