Dudu Tassa

Iraqi Jewish Music For A New Millennium

Dudu Tassa updates (and rocks) the musical heritage passed down to him from his ancestors.

03/03/2014 - 19:00
Special To The Jewish Week

It is a bitter thing for an artist to suddenly descend from stardom to obscurity through no fault of his own. When Daoud al-Kuwaiti and his brother Salah were forced to leave Iraq for Israel in 1951, along with 120,000 other Iraqi Jews, they went from being musical giants honored by the royal court to being... grocers.

Dudu Tassa, grandson Iraqi Jewish singing legend Daoud al-Kuwaiti.
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