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Lecture (Yiddish): "Broder Singers", NYC, 24 Feb 2012

Broder Singer lectures in YIVO - Feb. 2 (English) & Feb. 24 (Yiddish), 2012

The Broder Singers: Forerunners of the Yiddish Theater
Amanda (Miryem-Khaye) Seigel, Librarian, Dorot Jewish Division, New York Public Library

Thursday, February 2, 2012
3 PM
Joseph Kremen Memorial Lecture,
Max Weinreich Center Academic Lecture Series
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, 15 W. 16t St., New York, NY

Broder singers were the first Yiddish performers to present music and drama in a secular setting beginning in the mid-nineteenth century. This lecture will explore the Broder singers’ history, repertoire, and style, and their relationship to Yiddish theater.

Free and open to the public. Reservations:

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