Chanah Mlotek

‘The Queen’ Of Yiddish Song

Remembering YIVO archivist Chana Mlotek, one of the major figures in the revival of klezmer.

11/04/2013
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When she was interviewed by The Jewish Week in June 2012, the outstanding Yiddishist Chana Mlotek confided that at age 90 she had lost a bit of her ferocious productivity.

Chana Mlotek with her son, Zalmen, center, and husband Joseph in a 1985 photo. Milken Family Archives

Yiddish Music Preservationist Chanah Mlotek Dies At 91

11/04/2013
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Chanah Mlotek, the matriarch of a prominent New York family active in the preservation of Yiddish culture, died on Nov. 4. She was 91.

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