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.
Peter Sokolow's Oral History
Peter Sokolow, a full-time professional musician active in Klezmer revival, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on December 5, 2013 in Brooklyn, New York.
This interview was conducted in English and Yiddish.
Peter Sokolow was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1940.
Video highlights from this oral history
“I Found Out I Could Play Tunes on That Thing”: The Beginning of A Music Career
3 min 9 sec
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