This Day in Jewish History 1974: A Yiddish Composer So Good Even Nazis Loved His Music Dies

Sholom Secunda's talent even as a child brought the family to the U.S.; 'Bei Mir Bistu Sheyn' would become a worldwide hit.

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On June 13, 1974, the composer Sholom Secunda, one of the musical pillars of the American Yiddish theater died, at age 79.