Leonard Bernstein
(c) Deutsche Grammophon Arthur Umboh

In a news release, the Leonard Bernstein Office has pointed out that  Leonard Bernstein’s parents, Jennie Resnick and Samuel Bernstein, were born and raised in the Rivne region of the Ukraine.

They fled to the US during the Russian pogroms. « We encourage our fans and friends to make a difference by donating whatever they can to humanitarian organizations. »

Leonard Bernstein and his Ukrainian parents (c) Leonard Bernstein Office


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