Hanns Eisler was once called “the Karl Marx of Communism in the musical field.” That description might be an overstatement, but not by much.
In an excerpt from “The Beastie Boys Book” band members Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz reveal the record’s many false starts.
Of the 30 tracks to be enshrined into canon, eight have Jewish singers or songwriters behind the beats.
Lorenzo da Ponte — a Jewish-born Venetian turned Roman Catholic priest (and playboy) — had a lot in common with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
The University of Maryland’s Weill Festival kicked off October 6 with the 1937 oratorio “The Road of Promise.”
Yes, Devo, Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, The Cure, Kraftwerk, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J, the MC5, Radiohead and Roxy Music have a secret Jewish history.
Philip Roth’s Intimate Farewell through Chamber Music
It appears the young Brett Kavanaugh liked reggae — but maybe not as much as he liked beer.
“Jews and the Armenians have so much in common, in misfortune, in joy, in work, in music, in the arts…”
This is by no means a “jukebox musical”; it has more in common with some of Dylan’s more impressionistic forays into film.
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