Louisa Lyne is an established singer and performer, originally from Härnösand in the north of Sweden, and now based in Malmö.
She focuses on songs in Yiddish and her repertoire includes both traditional music as well as her own, newly written material. Despite the fact that Louisa didn’t grow up with Jewish traditions she describes her first encounter with Yiddish as love as first sight.
Louisa has introduced Yiddish songs to a broad Swedish audience and her work has been recognized and awarded with several nominations and prestigious prizes, among these winner of Der Yiddisher Idol, Mexico City 2019. Louisa performs with the ensemble “Di Yiddishe Kapelye”, consisting of accordion, violin, cello, double bass, guitar and piano.
With Louisa’s charismatic song and the atmosphere generated by the skilled musicians the group has captivated and delighted audiences in various parts of the world.