Four figures in the Yiddish world could serve as role models for young Jews seeking alternative connections to their heritage.
Stars of contemporary Yiddish culture turned out for an emotional gala memorial concert honoring Yiddish diva Adrienne Cooper, an influential performer, teacher and composer.
In this podcast, friends and colleagues of the late Yiddish musician Adrienne Cooper remember the woman with “the voice of a diva and the soul of a bundist.”
A memorial service for famed Yiddish singer Adrienne Cooper is planned for Sunday, January 1. It will celebrate the life of Cooper who died on December 25 at the age of 65.
It is hard to imagine the world without Adrienne Cooper. She enriched life for decades with thrilling song, wise words, and trenchant humor.
This is the first part of a four-part article originally appearing in the Spring 2011 issue of Lilith Magazine.
Ronny Wasserstrom, left, as Mr. M, accomanied by his pigeon, center, played by Theresa Linnihan, and his shadow, right, played with finger puppets by Michelle Beshaw. Photo by Lee Wexler.