"He sings with a real Yiddish turn, with a real Yiddish moan and sigh. The old- time Jewish trope is there and really Jewish… Make no mistake"
Thomas LaRue was a renowned Black cantor active in Harlem in the 1920s and becoming so popular he ended touring the USA and the world. Click here to read more about his fascinating story!
To listen to recordings of his music, follow this link: https://www.henrysapoznik.com/post/okeh-14079-the-1923-thomas-larue-recording