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Kinderjohren yiddish song from CracowPerformed by the norwegian-jewish singer and actress Bente Kahan. She was brought up in Yiddish tradition.
The song is written by the late poet Mordechaj Gebirtig, who was killed by the nazis in Cracow ghetto, 1942.
About he poets childhood and youth in his little town Kazimierz (the jewish district of Krakow).
More information about the song and the poet is in the video.
Please rate and hounor the great yiddish poet Mordechaj Gebirtig.
Pictures are of children victims and survivors of the holocaust and also pictures of the town!
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Bente Kahan with NFM Leopoldinium Orchestra - 12.10.2019 Wroclaw - Promo Video
Bente Kahan - Letter to my Son"Letter to my Son" performed by Bente Kahan in the Great Synagouge of Stockholm on January 27, 2000
Lyrics: Ilse Weber | Music: Bente Kahan and Dariusz Świnoga
Bente Kahan - The Story of Old Women (Opowiadanie o starych kobietach)Bente Kahan sings "The Story of Old Women (Opowiadanie o starych kobietach)" from the concert "only a human being" in The White Stork Synagogue, Wrocław, Poland, May 9, 2016.
Text: Tadeusz Różewicz
English translation from the Polish original: Joanna Trzeciak
Music: Bente Kahan
Vocalise: Ruso Sala
Bente Kahan - Home, The White Stork Synagogue 2016BENTE KAHAN : HOME
Bente tells her personal story through her family tree dating back to 13th century Spain.
The Jewish songs are in Yiddish, Ladino and Hebrew, as well as in languages from countries where her family lived; Jewish songs which absorbed European folklore and traditions.
A background of thematic photos and images complements Bente’s musical stories. Since 2010, Bente Kahan performs usually alone and accompany herself on the guitar.
First performed in Norway as part of the official program for Bergen European Capital of Culture 2000 with Stockholm Klezmer Ensemble "Sabbath Hela Veckan" Later performed with the Dutch band "Di Gojim, Dariusz Swinoga and Mirolsaw Kuzniak from Poland and Greg Wall from the USA
Bente Kahan presents Ilse WeberBente Kahan presents three poems by Ilse Weber written in the Theresienstadt Ghetto.
Compositions and voice: Bente Kahan
Arrangements and guitar: Ronen Nissan
violins: Małgorzata Wasiucionek, Malwina Kotz
viola: Marzena Malinowska
double bass: Mirosław Mały
Part of the "UNIFINISHED LIVES" project produced by: FBK The Bente Kahan Foundation / Fundacja Bente Kahan
September 1st, 2019, The White Stork Synagogue, Wrocław, Poland
1. Die Kartoffelschalerin/The Potato Peeler 0:14
2. Ein Koffer spricht/The talking Suitcase 4:55
3. Ein Polentransport/Transport to Poland 8:25