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Es loyfn un es yogn shvartse volkns


Es loyfn un es yogn shvartse volkns




[Note in the LOC tape box} In this category of song, which spans the last quarter of the 19th century and into the 20th, there are a number of songs of literary origin. The poems of David Edelshtat, Morris Winchevsky, Morris Rosenfeld, A. Litvin and others, were popular in both the American-Yiddish-speaking community and the East European Yiddish-speaking community. However, variants were created more in the East European community.


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“Es loyfn un es yogn shvartse volkns,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed July 19, 2024,
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