Seth Rogovoy

Seth Rogovoy is an award-winning music critic, radio commentator, musician, and author of The Essential Klezmer: A Music Lover’s Guide to Jewish Roots and Soul Music (Algonquin Books, 2000). His writing has appeared in Newsday, Haaretz, the Boston Phoenix, Hadassah Magazine, the Forward, and on the web at the Rogovoy Report ( He lives in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, where he is editor-in-chief of Berkshire Living magazine. His grandparents were from Russia, and he has blue eyes.

Books by this Author

Bob Dylan

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Don't forget to breathe.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. In any case

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Joke-telling

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Obsessive-impulsive disorder

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. Equanimity

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