The Ruth Rubin Legacy
Archive of Yiddish Folksongs

"A lid" (Zyamele)

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"A lid" (Zyamele)


Ruth Rubin collected this song from Dora Wasserman. She recorded it on the album "Ruth Rubin - Yiddish Songs of the Holocaust - A Lecture/Recital" (Global Village Music). On the document, she writes that the tune was written by a 11 year-old unknown partisan. On the lecture she gave and recorded for Global Village, she acknowledges that the song was written by Bernardo Feuer (1910-1967) Born in Levov on May 1, 1910 and died November 23, 1967 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Ruth Rubin's Papers


YIVO RG 620 box 39




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Ruth Rubin's Papers, “"A lid" (Zyamele),” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed February 27, 2024,
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