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Jennie Tourel

Jennie Tourel

Opera singer Jennie Tourel’s subtle performances may not have been suited to huge concert halls, but her extraordinary interpretations of the varied roles she took on made her recordings highly prized collector’s items.

Jennie Tourel sings on Mt. Scopus

July 9, 1967

Jennie Tourel, beloved opera singer and one of the first artists to teach in Israel, performed alongside Leonard Bernstein atop Mount Scopus to commemorate the end of the Six-Day War.

Jennie Tourel

Jennie Tourel is universally regarded as one of the most distinguished vocalists of her time.

Jewish Women and Jewish Music in America

American Jewish music has expanded vastly in variety, range, and quality of activities. Jews brought to America their secular-folk and sacred-liturgical musical heritage. There has been a renascence of age-old traditions that have become means of self-expression for Jewish women.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Jennie Tourel." (Viewed on December 22, 2014) <http://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/11287>.

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