Past Event

Meet a Yiddish Celebrity: Yiddish Princess, Sarah Gordon

November 13, 2018
8:00 PM
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Deutsches Haus, 420 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027
Sarah Mina Gordon is a fourth generation Yiddish singer. She has recorded and performed with The Klezmatics, Frank London’s Klezmer Brass All-Stars, Daniel Kahn and the Painted Bird, Sharabi, and others. She fronted Yiddish Princess, a Yiddish rock bank. Daughter of legendary Yiddish singer and scholar, Adrienne Cooper (z’l), Sarah grew up immersed in innovative Yiddish culture. Dedicated to making new Yiddish art, she has collaborated with Michael Winograd, Frank London, Alicia Svigals, and The Klezmatics to pen original Yiddish songs which are sung around the world. Her song, “Ekhod/Who Knows One,” is of world renown and has been taught and performed at festivals from California to Krakow. Sarah is also an educator – teaching third grade at Brooklyn Friends School for over a decade and designing and leading Yiddish culture programs for children and adults. She is one of the founding organizers of Yiddish New York and regularly teaches song at Klez Kanada. The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP on Eventbrite: In Yiddish and English. Rugelekh will be served. Questions? Email Agi Legutko at [email protected]

Contact Information

Agnieszka Legutko
212 854 3202