Joe Loss Lecture Series. Lecture 3: Dr Itzik Gottesman – The Life of the Yiddish Folksinger

SOAS SOAS, Thornhaugh St, Russell Square,, London, United Kingdom

Jewish folklorists have collected hundreds of Yiddish songs but little information on the life of the folksinger who performed them and how the songs fit into the life of the performer. Playing rare field recordings, Dr. Gottesman will examine these issues and look at the Yiddish folksong collectors of pre-Holocaust Poland.   Dr Itzik Gottesman was […]