Robert A. Rothstein

Robert A. Rothstein is professor of Slavic and Judaic studies and of comparative literature, and adjunct professor of linguistics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He studied mathematics and linguistics as an undergraduate at M.I.T. and earned a Ph.D. in Slavic languages and literatures from Harvard University. He is the author of studies in Slavic and Yiddish linguistics, folklore and popular culture.

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Martha Schlamme

Once described as a “Viennese Mary Martin,” Martha Schlamme began her American career singing Yiddish and Hebrew songs in the resort hotels of the Catskills in the late 1940s. She earned a national reputation in the 1950s as a performer of “Songs of Many Lands”, and later won acclaim for her interpretations of Kurt Weill songs.

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