Henry Sapoznik is a world renowned scholar on traditional and popular Yiddish and American music. A child of Holocaust survivors and native Yiddish speaker, Sapoznik is one of the architects of the klezmer revival, the founding director of the sound archives of the YIVO Institute in 1979, and originator of “KlezKamp” in 1985 and director for 30 years. Nominated for five Grammy awards, Sapoznik has produced 25 anthologies of historic Jewish 78 rpm recordings while his NPR series “The Yiddish Radio Project” won the prestigious 2002 Peabody award. Sapoznik is the Director of the Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and currently working on the music score for “Who Will Write Our History?” a documentary about Emanuel Ringelblum and the Warsaw Ghetto archive. Sapoznik has just finished his first solo album, “Banjew!,” his tribute to old time music and klezmer.