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Sasha Lurje

Yiddish Song

Sasha Lurje is a Riga-born and Berlin-based Yiddish singer performing and teaching across the world. Her experience in traditional song, various vocal techniques and genres adds up to a wide range that creates great performances. Her work includes projects from various styles and facets of Yiddish music such as her band forshpil ( – dark Yiddish love songs in 70s rock arrangements songs, the Jewish cabaret from 1930s Berlin with Semer Ensemble, and multiple other other projects ranging from traditional to experimental. 

Sasha conducts her research in traditional voice techniques and voice production and has presented her work at various conferences. Sasha is a co-founder of Berlin Yiddish culture festival Shtetl Berlin and Seattle Yiddish Fest, and has performed and taught Yiddish singing throughout Europe and North and South America and has been a longstanding artist and faculty member at Yiddish Summer Weimar.

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