M-Kh singing smile YNY cabaret 2015About Miryem-Khaye

“..Exemplifies the attempt to bring a centuries-old language and culture into the contemporary world.” (New York Times)

Amanda (Miryem-Khaye) Seigel is a Yiddish singer, songwriteractor, and researcher in the field of Yiddish culture.

A fluent Yiddish speaker, Miryem-Khaye has performed, lectured and taught at Klez KampKlez Kanada,  Yiddish New YorkYiddish Australia , Seminarium języka i kultury jidys (Poland), La Kehile (La Comunidad Ashkenazí de México), Juddisch Forbundet (Malmo and Stockholm, Sweden), and Teatrul Evreiesc de Stat (Bucharest, Romania), among others. She’s performed with the Folksbiene (National Yiddish Theatre), New Yiddish Rep, and Hankus Netsky‘s Hebrew National Salvage, and shared the stage with many other luminaries of the Yiddish and klezmer scene. Her research project “The Broder Singers: Forerunners of the Yiddish Theater” received the 2011-2012 Joseph Kremen Memorial Fellowship at YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. Toyznt tamen = A thousand flavors is her first solo album, published in 2015.

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