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Remember Adrienne

I have posted some of my own thoughts and memories of Adrienne, most appropriately, I think, on the "Jewesses with Attitude" blog: Remembering Adrienne Cooper: Mother to the Klezmer/Yiddish revival.

Adrienne Cooper passed away peacefully on Sunday evening after a long fight with cancer. Famous primarily for her extraordinary voice and ability to make Yiddish song clear to all, regardless of whether or not the listener understood the language, Cooper was, in many ways, the mother of the Klezmer/Yiddish revival of the 1980s.... [more]

Bob Blacksberg's photo, of Adrienne singing with a group at KlezKanada 2010, captures how I remember her, perfectly.