The Last Klezmer: Leopold Kozlowski, His Life and Music
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The Last Klezmer: Leopold Kozlowski, His Life and Music
Klezmer music is a fusion of gypsy music, Jewish liturgical music, and the typical musical forms of Eastern Europe, including the polka. It is most familiarly performed at Jewish weddings, and had nearly died out by the mid-1990s, when a modest revival of interest began to hold some promise that it might survive. This documentary closely interviews the lively and charming Leopold Kozlowski, a klezmer musician and composer who survived the Nazi's concentration camps and managed to get on with his life and his vocation. Among his many vivid recollections is his tale about playing Lili… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A truly wonderful documentary."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
"The lively and soulful music of the klezmer keeps things moving in an upbeat fashion."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews