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ABRAHAM GOLDFADEN

Since Abraham Goldfaden is the father of modern professional Yiddish theater and opera it is not only appropriate but also indispensable to honor him in The Yiddish Music Hall of Fame.

His never-ending struggle to popularize and improve Yiddish Music through the use of Plays and Opera has been immeasurable. His efforts to, as he wrote, "go down to the people and to give them tunes taken from their own souls and, thus, expressing their spirit so well", were immeasurable in the aid of Yiddish music.

Little did he know that with this attitude he would really be creating a very specific, light, heart warming Yiddish theater which, when transported to the new world would give birth to so many writers, composers, performers and actors that through their work would forever influence and change for the better Broadway and Hollywood Musical productions.

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