Herman Berlinski, Part 1: Family Background and Early Years
October 23rd, 1998
Genre: Oral History
Credit: Milken Family Foundation
The first of four excerpts from Herman Berlinski's oral history sessions primarily covers his family background and pre-university education. He reflects on his multifaceted background, the general European Jewish experience in Europe prior to the Second World War, and the pervasive Jewish influence in his music. Interview by Neil W. Levin and Barry Serota. Note: This recording has been lightly edited to enhance public access.