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Sun, Jul 21

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Morton Grove Public Library

An Afternoon of Yiddish Nostalgia

Bibi Marcell and Gail Mangurten will play Yiddish soul music that will warm your hearts and make you want to clap and sing along!

An Afternoon of Yiddish Nostalgia
An Afternoon of Yiddish Nostalgia

Time & Location

Jul 21, 2024, 3:00 PM CDT

Morton Grove Public Library, 6140 Lincoln Ave, Morton Grove, IL 60053, USA

About the Event

Bibi’s program  will reflect her love of the Yiddish language through song. She will  pull at your heartstrings with songs of life in the shtetl, songs of  love and suffering,and folk songs that were sung to her as a child. It  is an honor to share such gems and try to inspire the love of Yiddish  music and our rich culture with a wider audience. Lomir Zingn a Yiddish  Lid!

Bibi Marcell has been performing throughout the world for many years,  spending most of her time in the Chicago area.  She began her singing  career in her teens and later joined the Chicago Klezmer Ensemble.  In  addition to performing extensively on her own, Bibi is currently a  featured vocalist with the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band.  Between singing  engagements, Bibi works as a cantorial soloist and is Religious  Education Director for Congregation Hakafa in Glencoe, Il.  She is also  the mother of three beautiful children.

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