January 10: Master of the Yiddish Art Song

Lazar Weiner, who created a catalogue of more than two hundred Yiddish art songs that “represents a deeply eloquent achievement, one that simultaneously bridged artistic worlds, created new hybrid musical forms, and preserved a vision of a secular Yiddish culture across decades of its near-extinction,” writes Jeremy Eichler in the Boston Globe, died at 84 […]

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