Before he wrote ‘Porgy,’ George Gershwin had planned to write an opera based on ‘The Dybbuk.’
Olivia Newton-John, whose Jewish grandfather escaped Hitler’s regime, turns 71 today.
He had dreams of being Miles Davis or John Coltrane. They came true on Rosh Hashanah (sort of).
The shofar is not a very versatile instrument. Still, it has popped up in some interesting places over the course of its history.
Thomas, the music director of the San Francisco Symphony, is the grandson of Yiddish Theater great Boris Thomashefsky.
A selection of songs associated with the great ethnomusicologist Velvel Pasternak.
A tallis? In Woody Guthrie’s Tulsa of all places?
Velvel Pasternak, the publisher, scholar and nonpareil Jewish music historian primarily known for his expertise on the music of Hasidism, has died.
Dylan is far from the only Jewish thing in Martin Scorsese’s documentary about the seminal 1975 tour.
Over 50 letters that Cohen sent to Marianne Ihlen, his one-time lover and early muse, will be auctioned at Christie’s in New York starting June 5.
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