Leibu Levin – Word and melody – Yiddish Poetry Set to Music

A key figure of Yiddish poetry

Ruth Levin, The Hebrew University Magnes Press, 2005

Leibu Levin (1914, Czernowitz – 1983, Hertzliya) was an actor, singer and composer. A great part of his work was written in Yiddish.

In this big book featuring 49 songs of Yiddish poetry, Ruth Levin presents to the public the best creations of her father Leibu Levin, actor and composer born in Czernowitz, nicknamed “the Jewish Schubert”. This anthology features the major part of Leibu Levin’s work.

Learn more on Leibu Levin


You may also like

Kantikas i Dichas Infantiles Sefardis

This remarkable boxset, comprising a CD with 12 songs, a booklet and a DVD, results from the collaboration between the…

Klezmer Attitude : the band “The Klezmorim”

Hosted by Edmond Ghrenassia, broadcasted on RADIO JUDAÏCA Lyon, on MONDAY MARCH 3, 2008. Presentation of the oldest band of…

Balagan Box : the album Shabbat Night Fever

Hosted by Laurence Haziza, broadcasted on Radio Shalom on JULY 5, 2008. Laurence Haziza presents the album the album Shabbat…