Ruth Seymour

Ruth Seymour

former General Manager

Host

Ruth Seymour has been the General Manager of KCRW since 1978. Over the years, she has transformed KCRW into one of the most vibrant radio stations in the nation.

Each year at Hannukah Ruth hosts her signature Yiddish music program, Philosophers, Fiddlers and Fools. She is also a sometime host of The Poltics of Culture.

 

Ruth Seymour on KCRW

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D-Day for Webcasters

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from Special Programming

Here's how it began. Go back to a grey afternoon in December.

Philosophers, Fiddlers and Fools: A Farewell

Here's how it began. Go back to a grey afternoon in December.

from Arts & Culture

Ruth Seymour's 27th annual
three-hour Chanukah salute to Yiddish.

Philosophers, Fiddlers and Fools 2005

Ruth Seymour's 27th annual three-hour Chanukah salute to Yiddish.

from Philosophers, Fiddlers & Fools

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