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Lotte Grünfeld Heimann sings songs from her childhood

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 2016.176.6 | RG Number: RG-50.928.0006

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    Lotte Grünfeld Heimann sings songs from her childhood


    Interview Summary
    Holocaust survivor Lotte Grünfeld Heimann sings songs from her childhood in Yiddish, Hebrew, and German.

    Songs in Yiddish:
    1. "Dos iz a sud derbay" (Perlmutter, Schorr; from the operetta "Kay un shpay"; NY, 1920s)
    2. "Tsvelf shlogt dokh shoyn der zeyger" (folksong; Ruth Rubin/YIVO collection)
    3. "Di zelner" AKA "Oyf di grine felder" (adapted from a WWI Ukrainian folksong; see R. Rubin "Voices of a People," 226)
    4. "Bay mir bistu sheyn" (Secunda, Jacobs)
    5. "Zug farvus" (Secunda, Jacobs)
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Giselle Heimann Ratain

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    1 digital file : MOV.

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    Administrative Notes

    Giselle Heimann Ratain donated the recording of her mother Lotte Grünfeld Heimann to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in March 2019. The video was produced by Susan Brody of Family Legacies Videos.
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