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The last Klezmer - Leopold Kozlowski: His Life and Music

Material Type: 
Films
Place of Publication: 
USA
Year: 
1993
Languages: 
English
Polish
Yiddish
Country / Area: 
Poland
Description: 

Documentary. 85 min. Director and script: Yale Strom
Yale Strom, active participant in the American klezmer revival, researched the life of Leopold Kozlowski, the last active klezmer musician in Poland. "Meet the last klezmer to have grown up in the tradition and who is still performing and teaching his art to mostly gentiles in Poland today. Leopold takes a trip back to his hometown of Prezmyslany, Ukraine for the first time since 1945 and shows Yale what life was like for a klezmer before WWII."
View film clip: http://www.museumoffamilyhistory.com/sr-06-last-klezmer.htm

 

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