Daniel Kahn- Detroit-born, Berlin-based since 2005, fronts the punk-folk-klezmer band The Painted Bird, and is a founding member of The Unternationale (with Psoy Korolenko), The Brothers Nazaroff (with Psoy, Michael Alpert, Jake Shulman-Ment, and Bob Cohen), The Disorientalists, andSemer Ensemble (with Alan Bern, Sasha Lurje, Lorin Sklamberg, and more). He tours the world as a singer, songwriter, translator and teacher, collaborating with the best of the Yiddish cultural revival, as well as the international folk scene. At Berlin’s Maxim Gorki Theater he works as a director/playwright (Genghis Cohn), composer/actor (Enemies: A Love Story), and music curator. In fall of 2015, he played Biff in New Yiddish Rep’s critically-acclaimed off-Broadway Toyt fun a Salesman (Death of a Salesman in Yiddish) in New York. He has learned and taught at Klez Kanada since 2004.