Henech Kon

Composer and Cabaret performer
1890 – 1972

A composer of musical theatre, Henech Kon was an important member of the thriving inter-war Polish-Jewish cultural scene. He wrote popular songs, and participated in a wide variety of cultural activities for Jewish and non-Jewish Poles.

Full biographies:

Neil W. Levin, "Henoch Kon" at the Milken Archive of Jewish Music website.

"Henoch Kon" at The Music and the Holocaust website.

"Henech Kon" on Wikipedia.

More information:

"Henech Kon" at the National Library of Israel, including archival materials such as songs, scores, recordings, and more. 


"Play Me a Song" In Yiddish by Henekh Kon, words by Y. Kotliar:




*(The picture is taken from Save the Music website)