Bernardo Feuer was born on May 1st, 1910 in Lemberg [Lviv], a city then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire but now in Ukraine. He was the son of Mordechai [Markos] Feuer and of Rojme [Roshme] Pese, who died when Feuer was a child. His father worked as the caretaker of a synagogue and the family had four children: Alter, Miriam, Isaac and the youngest, Bernardo.
This film follows a youth choir, headed by Manfred Lemm who teaches singing in both Yiddish and Polish. In this film they can be seen performing around Germany, learning a song by Mordechai Gebirtig, visiting synagogues and churches and performing two Yiddish songs, a resistance song, and Hebrew songs such as Oseh Shalom and Shibolet BaSadeh.
The book includes Edel's unfinished autobiography notes which he has written under the title "I was a singing teacher." These notes concern Edel's life and work and some of his educational thought. The book also contains eulogies and descriptions of Edel's life written by his friends and colleagues, and a list of his compositions. This book is the only elaborate source of information concerning Edel's life and work. It was published posthumously by his niece Gila Uriel.