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Undzer lid iz ful mit troyer -- Yugnt himen


Undzer lid iz ful mit troyer -- Yugnt himen




[Spoken introduction by informant explaining that children learned this song in the Vilna ghetto and adults began to sing it in the ghetto, in German camps, and in every place where Jews were. Unidenitified whistler in background; probably Ruth Rubin. Informant identifies composer as Basye Rubin, from Vilna, who he says wrote it before World War Two and asked him to write a lyric, which he did.


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“Undzer lid iz ful mit troyer -- Yugnt himen,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed February 21, 2024,
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