Judith Cohen

Ethnomusicologist

York University, Toronto

Judith R. Cohen is an ethnomusicologist specializing in Judeo-Spanish ("Ladino") Sephardic songs, as well as in medieval and traditional music, including Balkan, Portuguese, Yiddish, and French Canadian, pan-European balladry,and songs from Crypto-Jewish regions of the Portuguese-Spanish border. Judith is the General Editor for the Spain series of the Alan Lomax project. As an educator, she has worked coaching the Balkan vocal ensemble at the University of Toronto, and is currently Contract Faculty and Adjunct Graduate Faculty at York University.