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  • Adrienne Cooper, z"l, world-renowned Yiddish singer and educator, was interviewed by Pauline Katz on December 28, 2010 at KlezKamp, in the Catskills of New York State. In her interview, Adrienne talks about coming from a long line of singers. Her...
2010-12-28
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Sruli Dresdner, Jewish musician, scholar, and educator, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 25, 2011 at KlezKanada, in Montreal, Quebec. Sruli begins with a discussion of his family origins. Both of his parents fled Europe at the time of...
2011-08-25
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Benjy Fox-Rosen talks about the wealth of Yiddish history that is available.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Musician Jason Rosenblatt gives advice to aspiring musicians who want to play Jewish music.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Frank London discusses his dislike for the music he heard at synagogue growing up and his discovery of Jewish music that was truly good music.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Nora Gerard, former director of programs at the Yiddish Book Center, explains why music events are so successful in making people want to learn more about cultural history.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Pete Rushefsky, executive director of the Center for Traditional Music & Dance, explains how he came to play the tsimbl.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Tine Kindermann discusses German folk music that she sings and the taboo that still exists in Germany about such music.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Sasha Lurje, singer of Yiddish music born in Riga, Latvia, recounts the history of her band Forshpil, from the time of its founding by a fiddler through the years during which Sasha and Ilya Shneyveys searched for the right musicians to join the...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Jim Hoberman - Village Voice film critic and author of seminal book Bridge of Light: Yiddish Film Between the Two World Wars - remembers taking his children to KlezKamp and arguing with his daughter over whether to get a Christmas tree.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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