The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

Italian Opera for the Yiddish-Speaking Masses in Early 20th-Century America

On The Shmooze, Daniela Smolov Levy and Mark Kligman talk about their five-part lecture series that reveals how popular Italian opera was aimed not only at Italian immigrants and native-born Americans but also the Yiddish-speaking public, who were then emerging as an integral part of the American cultural scene.

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