(JTA) – Izzy Young, the folk music promoter and archivist who produced Bob Dylan’s first major concert at Carnegie Chapter Hall in 1961, has died.
Young died Monday at his home in Stockholm. He was 90.
Israel Goodman Young was born in 1928 to Polish Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side. His mother inspired him with Yiddish songs and he worked at his father’s bakery in Brooklyn. [Read more…]