Max Epstein, a member of one of America’s leading klezmer families, died at 87. Along with his three brothers, Epstein played the music of Eastern European Jews for more than 50 years. The 1996 documentary “A Tickle in the Heart,” which told the history of klezmer music in the United States, focused on their lives.
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