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 Yiddish Theatre of Warsaw

 

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Old Warsaw theatre house

   

  An old theatre house in Warsaw, though not necessarily one that where Yiddish plays were performed.  
  You are listening to an excerpt of a song sung in the Warsaw theatre before the advent of World War II.
The songstress is Liza Barska Fischer who used to act and sing in the Yiddish theatre of Warsaw.
The song is "Wieg Lied von Joschke Muzykant," i.e. "Lullaby from Yoshke the Musician."
This song was recorded cir 1913. Click here to replay. Read more about Liza Barska Fischer here.
 

 

 

 

 

 TOUCH SCREEN 

 

         
 
Warsaw Great
Synagogue
Synagogue of Tykocin, Poland.
Synagogue of
Tykocin, Poland

Great Synagogue
of Bialystok
 
         
     


 

more to come.....

 

Photo courtesy of  the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Billy Rose Theatre Collection.

 

 


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