The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

Jamie Bernstein: On Being "Famous Father Girl"

Jamie Bernstein joins us to talk about her recently published memoir "Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein." We hear from Jamie about her experience growing up in the mid-twentieth century with parents Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre. Our conversation touches on everything from life with the famous maestro to Jewishness, family traditions, and the story behind her memoir’s title.

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