Oral history interview with Wendy Marcus, 2010  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Marcus, Wendy
Oral history interview with Wendy Marcus
2010 (inclusive)
1 CD and 1 transcript
Collection Number
5702 (Accession No. 5702-001)
Oral history interview of a musician, reported and author covering her family history and her work in music
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Wendy Marcus (1958- ), musician, reporter, and author. Marcus has reported for the Seattle Times, Vancouver Columbian, and University of Washington Daily. In 1983, Marcus co-founded a klezmer band, the Mazeltones, in which she performed for sixteen years. She later worked with the music program at Temple Beth Am in Seattle. Marcus is the author of Polyglot: Stories from the West's Wet Edge and the editor of Drash: Northwest Mosaic.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

1 cd and 1 transcript from oral history interview conducted by Judith Adler and Steve Adler on July 28, 2010. The material covers her family history, including the story of how her grandparents were brought to Sweden during World War II. Much of the interview is spent on Marcus' musical development, musical influences, and work with various musicians and bands. Marcus also discusses her work with Temple Beth Am and its literary journal, Drash: Northwest Mosaic.

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Alternative Forms Available

Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

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The creators' literary rights have been transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Marcus, Wendy--Interviews
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Adler, Judith R., 1933- (interviewer)
    • Adler, Stephen F., 1930- (interviewer)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)