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Adrienne Cooper performing with Mikveh

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Adrienne Cooper performing with Mikveh.

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Adrienne Cooper performing with Mikveh.

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Adrienne Cooper Performing “Esn: Songs from the Kitchen”

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Adrienne Cooper performing “Esn:Songs from the Kitchen.”

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Adrienne Cooper performing “Esn:Songs from the Kitchen.”

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Adrienne Cooper Performing

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Adrienne Cooper performing.

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Adrienne Cooper performing.

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Adrienne Cooper and Daughter, Sarah Gordon

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Adrienne Cooper with daughter, Sarah Gordon.

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Adrienne Cooper

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Adrienne Cooper.

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Adrienne Cooper.

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The Lives They Lived: Jewish women to remember in 2011

“[Debbie Friedman] emphasized the value of every voice and the power of song to help us express ourselves and become our best selves. As she wrote for JWA's online exhibit Jewish Women and the Feminist Revolution: 'The more our voices are heard in song, the more we become our lyrics, our prayers, and our convictions.' The woman who wrote the song that asks God to 'help us find the courage to make our lives a blessing' herself modeled for us what that looks like.”—Judith Rosenbaum.
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Adrienne Cooper, 1946 - 2011

I first met Adrienne on erev Nitl, Christmas Eve, 1987, and saw her for the last time on khamishi shel khanike, the night of December 24 of the calendar year just ended. Jeffrey Shandler has written in an obituary that he published last week that “Adrienne taught us all to sing.” I was one of her less successful experiments. I don’t sing, I could speak Yiddish long before I met her.

Adrienne Cooper at KlezKanada, August 19, 2008

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Adrienne Cooper, accompanied by pianist Marilyn Lerner, performing a selection from "Every Mother's Son: Jewish Songs of War and Peacemaking" at KlezKanada 2008's Tuesday night staff concert, held August 19, 2008 at Lantier, Quebec, Canada.

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Adrienne Cooper, accompanied by pianist Marilyn Lerner, performing a selection from "Every Mother's Son: Jewish Songs of War and Peacemaking" at KlezKanada 2008's Tuesday night staff concert, held August 19, 2008 at Lantier, Quebec, Canada.

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Remembering Adrienne Cooper, mother of the Klezmer/Yiddish revival

Adrienne Cooper passed away on Sunday evening at the age of 65 after a long fight with cancer.

Adrienne Cooper and others at KlezKanada, 2010

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Adrienne Cooper at KlezKanada, 2010.

Left to right: Tine Kinderman, Sarah Mina Gordon, Adrienne, Joanne Borts, Frank London.

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Adrienne Cooper at KlezKanada, 2010.

Left to right: Tine Kinderman, Sarah Mina Gordon, Adrienne, Joanne Borts, Frank London.

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