Frida Motek Waserman’s collection

Israeli music and Yiddish comedy

This holding gathering 33 and 45 RPM discs was donated to the European Institute of Jewish Music by Mme Frida Waserman.

This holding which gathers over 80 discs, 33 and 45 RPM, comprises mainly the great classics of Israeli music, sung by Shuly Nathan, Arik Einstein, Matti Caspi or Yehoram Gaon.
The holding comprises also discs of Yiddish comedy, such as the duet Dzigan et Szumacher and several prestigious Fr(ecnh artists : Maurice Fanon, Enrico Macias, Danielle Messia (..)

These archives are now available in the catalogue of our collections (browse the Fida et Motek Waserman’s collection.)
or by making an appointment with the European Institute of Jewish Music (

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  • Gan Meir in Tel Aviv - Hanan Yovel

  • Le noctambule - Danielle Messia

  • Spiln Fidalach - Henri Gerro

  • Jesse - Joan Baez

  • La petite Juive - Maurice Fanon

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