Golem (klezmer band)

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Origin New York City
Genres Klezmer, Punk
Years active 2000–present
Labels Discos Corason
Members Annette Ezekiel Kogan
Aaron Diskin
Curtis Hasselbring
Jeremy Brown
Taylor Bergren-Chrisman
Tim Monaghan
Past members Alicia Jo Rabins, Sarah Ferholt, Barry Negrin

Golem is a New York City-based klezmer band that sings in Yiddish, English and Slavic languages.[1]

Golem was founded in 2000 by band leader Annette Ezekiel Kogan. The band describes itself as an "Eastern European folk-punk band." The band has performed throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Mexico, Great Britain, France, Germany, Poland and Sweden.[2] The band's chief fan base is American 20- and 30-year olds.


Studio Albums[edit]

  • Golem (debut EP) (2001)
  • Libeshmertzn (Love Hurts) (2002)
  • Homesick Songs (2004)
  • Fresh Off Boat (2006)
  • Citizen Boris (2009)
  • Tanz (2014)

Music Videos[edit]

  • "Warsaw is Khelm" (2006)
  • "Charlatan-Ka" (2008)
  • "Freydele" (2014)


  1. ^ Wittenberg, Ed. "‘Not your father’s klezmer band’ to play at Yiddish concert". Cleveland Jewish News. Retrieved 25 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Golem website

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