Miryem-Khaye Seigel, Librarian, Dorot Jewish Division, New York Public Library, presents
Broder Singers: Forerunners of the Yiddish Theater
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.
JOSEPH KREMEN MEMORIAL LECTURE • MAX WEINREICH CENTER ACADEMIC LECTURE SERIES
Venue: YIVO Institute at the Center for Jewish History | 15 West 16th Street – NYC