Yale Strom

Yale Strom

If you do not have Flash installed/enabled in your Internet browser, you may experience problems viewing videos on namm.org. You can download Flash from Adobe's web site or use an HTML5 compatible browser (Safari, Chrome, IE9+).

Yale Strom started on the violin when he was eight years old. He took lessons at school, and played in the school orchestra first in his hometown of Detroit, MI, but later on in San Diego, CA as well. He went on to be an acclaimed violinist, composer, filmmaker, writer, photographer, and playwright. He was also a pioneer when it came to reviving klezmer – a musical tradition of the Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern Europe. 

Interview Date:
July 1, 2016
Job Title:
Music Historian