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The Last Klezmer: Leopold Kozlowski - His Life and Music

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 24 min.
  • Genres: Biography, History, Military & War, Music History, Social History, Music
  • Director:Yale Strom

Synopsis

Klezmer music is a fusion of gypsy music, Jewish liturgical music, and the typical musical forms of Eastern Europe, including the polka. It is most familiarly performed at Jewish weddings, and had nearly died out by the mid-1990s, when a modest revival of interest began to hold some promise that it might survive. This documentary closely interviews the lively and charming [[Performer~P143219~Leopold Kozlowski~leopoldkozlowski]], a klezmer musician and composer who survived the Nazi's concentration camps...more

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