France

Jewish music in France

This article which is written after Hervé Roten's research presents the Jewish musical practices in France …

Jewish Music in Paris in the Aftermath of WWII, Elesdisc 1948-1953

Publication in the "Archives" collection of an anthology of 6 CDs of post-war Yiddish cabaret music, based on recordings published by the Elesdisc label between 1948 and 1953, entirely remastered! …

Tshiriboym – New Yiddish songs

Tshiriboym gathers 48 songs written by Jacques Grober (1951-2006), author, composer and singer, since the 1980’s, and 9 nigunim, melodies inspired from the Chasidic tradition …

Halphen, Alice (1878-1963)

Born in 1878, Alice Halphen, born Koenigswarter, died in 1963. Officer of the French Legion of Honour, she was a member for many years of the Committee of the Israelite …

Zadoc-Kahn, Geneviève (1914-2001)

Geneviève Zadoc-Kahn was the grand daughter of the rabbi Zadoc Kahn and one of the great grand daughters of rabbi Salomon Ulmann. Her childhood wasn’t spared from difficult events : …

Jews and Trouvères

This record brings back to life, for the greatest joy of our ears and hearts, a world that disappeared after the final expulsion of the Jews from France in 1394 …

Ben Zimet – Un enfant de la Corrèze

The CD of the last public appearance show by Ben Zimet with the Yiddish Quartet traces the childhood of the singer during and after the war, and maintains the memory of those who disappeared. …

Lebas, Renée (1917-2009)

Born in Paris on April 23rd, 1917, Renée Lebas (born Leiba) lived with her parents, Romanian Jewish immigrants in France, and her younger sister in the Bastille neighborhood. At the …

EVA GOLGEVIT STILL SINGS

Eva always sang. Even in Auschwitz concentration camps, singing was a mean of fight and hope. This book and CD is her heritage. It features 41 songs and 6 poems with lyrics in Yiddish, their transliteration and French translation …

Nekouda – Musique judéo-provençale

MUSICS AND SONGS FROM THE ANCIENT COMMUNITIES OF PROVENCE PERFORMED BY THE ENSEMBLE NEKOUDA …