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  • Tributes flow for singer, Yiddishist Adrienne Cooper

    December 28, 2011 | 12:07 pm

    The death of award-winning singer and Yiddishist Adrienne Cooper has sparked an outpouring of tribute for the woman sometimes called the mother of the Yiddish and klezmer revival.

    Cooper, an influential performer, teacher and composer, died of cancer in New York on Dec. 26 at the...

  • ‘Fabulous Invalid’

    By Tom Teicholz

    December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    I used to have this Thanksgiving Day ritual in New York: no matter what I was doing, or where I was going, I would find a way to be near a radio around 11:30 a.m., to tune in to WNEW-FM 102.7's broadcast of Arlo Guthrie's "Alice's Restaurant," in its entirety, in all its musical and...