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Oyfn ayz bay der polonke


Oyfn ayz bay der polonke




[Note on typed tape log inside tape box:] Mr. Sternberg, who sings Nos. 8 and 9, claimed that he wrote the songs himself. No. 8, is based on philosophical thoughts of the sadness of parents who have to depend on their children. No. 9, he wrote, upon the tragic destruction of our six million under the German occupation. Both seem to have used both the “tchine” [sic tkhine ??] and “badchon” [sic badkhen ] styles...


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“Oyfn ayz bay der polonke,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed April 23, 2024,
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