French

Le Blues du Yiddish

Directed by Sylvie Anne Goldberg and Alex Szalat
This film is about Yiddish culture in Paris. The soundtrack features Yiddish songs and there are also performances of songs such as, David Meyerovitz's Vos Geven is Geven Un Mito and Jennie Goldstein and Morris Rund's Ikh Bin a Mame. Both are performed by Talila, the Jewish French singer and actress.

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Films
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2005

Sonderstab Musik: Music Confiscations by the Einsatzstab Reichsleiter Rosenberg under the Nazi Occupation of Western Europe

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Details the plunder of French, Belgian, and Dutch orchestras and music halls under the direction of Alfred Rosenberg, including the theft of instruments, rare sheet music, and recordings.

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Books
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1996

Playing for Time

Retrieved from: The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Research: Bibliographies Memoir of a French singer who spent two years in the Auschwitz concentration camp, where she was a featured performer in the women’s orchestra. Includes detailed descriptions of life in the orchestra under the direction of Alma Rose´.

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Books
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1997

Textes ougaritiques: introduction, traduction, commentaire

Contents: vol. 1. Mythes et legendes / eds.: Andre Caquot, Maurice Sznycer, Andree Herdner; Vol. 2. Textes religieux et rituels / Andre Caquot, Jean-Michel de Tarragon; Correspondance / Jesus-Luis Cunchillos Ilarri.

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Books
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1974, 1989

Samuel Naumbourg

Composer, Synagogue singer, Musicologist, French Jewish reformer of synagogue music & choirmaster

Samuel Naumbourg was born in Dennelohe, Bavaria, groomed from a young age to continue the long line of professional hazzanim in his family. He received his formal musical education in Munich where he was recruited to sing in Maier Kohn’s synagogue choir.  Naumbourg’s early appointments included a cantorial post in Besançon and a position as choirmaster of the Synagogue in Strasburg.

1817-1880

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