Oral history with Mascha Benya focuses on her training as an opera singer, her immigration to the U.S., her involvement in the Jewish-American radio programs, and her relationships with other luminaries of her time. In particular, she recounts the impacts of composer Lazar Weiner on her career. The interview also sheds light on the politics involved in the performance of Yiddish and Hebrew songs in Israel, the U.S., and elsewhere.
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