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Thumbnail image for It's Important To Know History, and Then Forget It
  • Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based in Montreal, muses on the role of history in cultural revival.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Sruli Dresdner describes how he discovered Klezmer music as a child and why he loves it.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Merlin Shepherd, Klezmer musician and instructor, shares his vision of music as a source of healing and unity.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Hankus tells of how the world of klezmer music was opened up after he contacted an estranged uncle.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Michael Winograd, klezmer musician, describes why people spend money going to concerts, even when money is tight.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Musician Michael Winograd laments the fact that so few Klezmer musicians, himself included, speak Yiddish.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Klezmer musician Henri Oppenheim talks about his grandmother and how she helped shape his Jewish upbringing.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Georg Brinkmann—klezmer musician and teacher—speaks about how he picked up and started learning the clarinet.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based in Montreal, discusses his connection to Jewish identity, and the need to transmit the culture.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Christian Dawid - Berlin-based, world-renowned klezmer clarinet player - explains how Klezmer music seems both very close and comfortable to him because of his Central European German background, and yet also very different.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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