A presentation on the Life, Times and Artistry of Yossele Rosenblatt,
the World’s – and Harlem’s – most famous Cantor.
The great Cantor Yossele Rosenblatt in historical context as you’ve never seen and heard him.
Sunday, June 26, 2016, 7-9 pm
Covering his 1882 birth in Ukraine into a renowned family of chazzonim, meteoric rise in Austro-Hungary, relocation to one of America’s leading Jewish communities – in HARLEM, NYC – fame, recordings, compositions, performance in the world’s first hit talkie, and his untimely demise in Palestine in 1933, the life of Yossele Rosenblatt offers a fascinating glimpse into into early 20th Century American Jewish life.
EXHAUSTIVELY researched, BEAUTIFULLY illustrated, this LIVE LECTURE provides historical context on NY Jewish communities and American culture, and the evolution of the recording industry. SEE rare photos and film. HEAR recordings on period phonographs.
Presenter CHARLIE BERNHAUT has for over 50 years assembled two great collections: period phonographs and 14,000+ Jewish albums and chazzonus recordings. His live productions, radio programs, podcasts, and publications are leaders in the field. Learn more at CharlieBernhaut.com
For an illustrated flyer, click here.