“Last Yiddish Heroes: Lost And Found Songs of Soviet Jews During WW II”: Lecture and Performance of Songs

Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies invites the public to a presentation by Prof. Anna Shternshis (University of Toronto) entitled “Last Yiddish Heroes: Lost And Found Songs of Soviet Jews During WW II.” It will take place at Summit Trail Solarium, Room 118, in ASU’s Plemmons Student Union (263 Locust Street) on Wednesday, July 25. The talk will begin at 7:00 pm. The program includes performances of selected songs such as “Der vekhter in di shtern” (Girls of Chuvashia) and “Ikh lig lebn pulyemyot” (My Machine Gun) by ASU student vocalist Sydra Yarnell accompanied by Wake Forest University pianist Prof. Joanne Inkman.

“Last Yiddish Heroes: Lost And Found Songs of Soviet Jews During WW II”: Lecture and Performance of Songs
Published: Jul 11, 2018 11:03am

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