Song of the Day: September 16

Written by Joshua Breitzer


September 16, 2015

from Cantor Joshua Breitzer:

Yiddish theatre proved to be exceptionally fertile creative ground for newly American Jewish composers. The Ukranian-born Goldfaden, son of a watchmaker, was one of the early progenitors of the art form, and this original lullaby proved to be an instant classic. By the mid-twentieth century, acts like the Barry Sisters had brought Yiddish theatre music into the mainstream.

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