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Popular Music

Chava Alberstein

In her fifty-years as one of Israel’s most celebrated singer/songwriters, Chava Alberstein has run the gamut from recording pop hits to reviving Yiddish classics.

Chava Alberstein, 2007

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Israeli singer/songwriters Chava Alberstein in 2007.

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Israeli singer/songwriters Chava Alberstein in 2007.

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Erica Morini on Board a Ship

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Violinist Erica Morini (1904–1995) on board a ship.

Photograph of Erica Morini, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

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Violinist Erica Morini (1904–1995) on board a ship.

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Erica Morini

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Violinist Erica Morini (1904–1995).

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Violinist Erica Morini (1904–1995).

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Lesley Gore’s “You Don’t Own Me” Climbs Billboard Charts

February 1, 1964
"I don’t care what age you are—whether you’re 16 or 116—there’s nothing more wonderful than standing on the stage and shaking your finger and singing, ‘Don’t tell me what to do.’” - Singer Lesley Gore

Lesley Gore Sings of Mixed-up Hearts, 1963

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Lesley Gore Sings of Mixed-up Hearts, released in 1963, included the single "You Don't Own Me."
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Lesley Gore Sings of Mixed-up Hearts, released in 1963, included the single "You Don't Own Me."

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Lesley Gore

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Lesley Gore.
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Lesley Gore.
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Libby Holman, July 9, 1932

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Libby Holman, July 9, 1932.
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Libby Holman, July 9, 1932.


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Libby Holman, July 9, 1932, cropped

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Libby Holman in July 9, 1932.
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Libby Holman in July 9, 1932.

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