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published: April, 2002
Bret Werb has served as the staff musicologist at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC since 1992. He has researched and produced 3 albums of Yiddish songs from the Holocaust period: Krakow Ghetto Notebook; Rise Up And Fight!: Songs of Jewish Partisans; and Hidden History: Songs of the Kovno Ghetto. He is also coauthor of the articles "Yiddish Theater and Art Song" and "Holocaust" in the recent edition of the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Mr. Werb earned his MA in ethnomusicology at UCLA and continues to seek his PhD at the same institution.
Bret will demonstrate Music of the Holocaust