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.
Staging Folkloric Traditions: Performativity in Klezmer and Cantorial Music
Benjamin Fox-Rosen, klezmer musician, speaks about the performative aspects of klezmer and cantorial music, and the transition of these genres to concert stages as opposed to traditional settings.
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 in the Academy: scholars, language instructors, and students series.