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Sound Archivist, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York (since 2016)
PhD/Doctorat from École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in "Musique, Histoire, Sociétés" (Centre de Recherches Historiques - Centre d'Etudes Juives), 2021.
Team member of the Klezmer Archive Project and the KMDMP Project

P u b l i c a t i o n s

Author / book chapter, 2023

"The YIVO Sound Archive as a Living Space: Archiving and Revitalizing Klezmer" in. Tina Frühauf (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Music Studies, Oxford University Press, 2023.
Co-author / book chapters, 2023

E. Biezunski et N. Underwood, "La vie culturelle yiddish à Paris" in. Sylvie-Anne Goldberg (dir.), Histoire juive de la France, Albin Michel, 2023, pp. 598-604.

E. Biezunski et N. Underwood, "Le renouveau de la vie culturelle yiddish" in. Sylvie-Anne Goldberg (dir.), Histoire juive de la France, Albin Michel, 2023, pp. 939-944.
Author / Article, 2022

"Le théâtre de marionnettes parisien 'Hakl Bakl'"in. Léonor Delaunay, Pierre Katuszewski, Judith Lindenberg, (coordination) Revue d'Histoire du Théâtre • Numéro 294, Retour sur l’histoire du théâtre yiddish, Trimestre 3, 2022.
Co-author / Article, 2019

Eléonore Biezunski, Lorin Sklamberg, "Yiddish Wedding Hop: The Archives of Song Collector Ruth Rubin"

July 10, 2019 | Smithsonian's Folklife online Magazine
Project coordinator /Ruth Rubin Legacy website (YIVO), 2018

The Ruth Rubin Legacy website highlights the renowned vocalist and scholar's collection of over 2,000 Yiddish songs performed by some of the most extraordinary traditional singers of the 20th century, including Rubin herself.
Author / book chapter, 2017

"Miroirs des mémoires : Der Teater Shpigl, une revue théâtrale yiddish parisienne de l'après-guerre", in. Judith Lindenberg (dir.), Premiers savoirs de la Shoah, CNRS Editions, Paris, 2017.
Author / book chapter, 2015

"East Side Story. Mémoires sédimentées de l’expérience migratoire juive à New York à travers une chanson yiddish" in. Marianne Amar, Hélène Bertheleu, Laure Teulières (dirs.), Mémoires des migrations, temps de l'histoire, Presses Universitaires François Rabelais, Paris, 2015.
Co-editor / 6 CDs of archival recordings, 2015

"Musiques juives dans le Paris d’après guerre, Elesdisc 1948-1953""Jewish Music in Paris in the Aftermath of WWII" Coffret de 6 CD/6 CDs set - Ed. by E. Biezunski, L. Couderc & H. Roten, Éditions de l'Institut Européen des Musiques Juives, Paris, 2015.
Author / Book review, 2016

Biezunski, E. (2016). And We're All Brothers: Singing in Yiddish in Contemporary North America. 2013. Abigail Wood. Surrey/Burlington: Ashgate. 205 pp. MUSICultures, 42 (2).
Translator (English to French) / Article, 2018

Underwood, Nick. “La France et l’Exposition internationale de 1937 au prisme de la presse yiddish.” Translated by Eléonore Biezunski. Archives Juives Vol. 51, no. 1 (April 6, 2018): 75–92.

R e c e n t   c o n f e r e n c e s   a n d   l e c t u r e s

#DHJewish 2021 Jewish Studies in the Digital Age • "Out of the Box and Onto the Web: The Ruth Rubin Legacy Online Exhibition" • Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History - C²DH (online) • 1/14/2020


Symposium "The Legacies of Russian-Jewish Musical Ethnographies" • Yiddish New York (online) • 12/30/2020

AJS Conference • "The archive as a living space: klezmer “revival” in the YIVO Sound Archive” • panel Jewish Music: From Preservation to Transformation moderated by Marsha Dubrow • Washington, DC (online) • 12/13/2020

A w a r d s ,   G r a n t s   &   F e l l o w s h i p s

Klezkanada/Mc Gill University • Fellowship: Teaching Assistant • Summer 2018

Folk Art Apprenticeship • with Joshua WaletzkyCenter for Traditional Music and Dance • NYSCA • 2017

Klezkanada • Scholarship • Summer 2016

Joseph Kremen Memorial Fellowship • YIVO Institute for Jewish Research • 2014-2015


Fondation Alice et Fernand Halphen • Bourse Yuval - musiques juives • 2014-2015


Jewish Music Forum • Travel grant • Conference "Jewish Music and Jewish Identity" • Youngstown University, Ohio • Oct 2014


Other Music Academy • Yiddish Summer Weimar • "New Yiddish Culture" • Summer 2014


Klezkanada • Scholarship • Summer 2014


Bourse "Aires culturelles" • Formation doctorale "Histoire", EHESS • 2014


Aide au terrain • Commission de la scolarité, EHESS • 2014


Bourse doctorale • Fondation pour la Mémoire de la Shoah • 2011-2013


Bourse d'étude • Fondation du judaïsme français • 2010-2011


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