Hidden Sides of Jewish Music : Pete Seeger

A radio Show broadcasted on Radio SHALOM Montreal, hosted by Hélène Engel

Les faces cachées de la musique juive – 2014, Radio SHALOM Montréal (1650 AM)


Hélène Engel pays tribute to Pete Seeger, American musician and pioneer of Folk music. Though he was not Jewish, he contributed to make known Jewish music to the American people with his performance of the Israeli song : “Tzena Tzena Tzena”. He also recorded with Ruth Rubin the song “Tumbalalaika”.

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h._engel_10mm.jpgHélène Engel is a singer, musicologist, author, composer and arranger. She is interested in all aspects of Jewish music, from the collecting of historical sounds to today’s compositions. Based in Montreal, she hosts the radio show ” The hidden sides of Jewish Music” on Radio SHALOM Montreal.

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