Singing in Yiddish was a great thrill for me and came about through Joe Papp, the founder of The Public Theater.Tags: Great, Public, Singing ✍ Author: Mandy Patinkin
I realised a long time ago that instrumental music speaks a lot more clearly than English, Spanish, Yiddish, Swahili, any other language. Pure melody goes outside time.Tags: Language, Music, Time ✍ Author: Carlos Santana
I'm Italian, but some people think I'm Jewish because I work the Yiddish. I also work the Italian, by the way.Tags: Italian, Jewish, Work ✍ Author: Joy Behar
I am determined to give the Yiddish language a fighting chance to survive.Tags: Chance, Fighting, Give ✍ Author: Theodore Bikel
English is an outrageous tangle of those derivations and other multifarious linguistic influences, from Yiddish to Shoshone, which has grown up around a gnarly core of chewy, clangorous yawps derived from ancestors who painted themselves blue to frighten their enemies.Tags: Blue, English, Themselves ✍ Author: Roy Blount, Jr.