Louisa Lyne is an established singer and performer, originally from the small town
Härnösand in the north of Sweden, and is now currently based in Malmö. For several years
she has focused 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.
In 2010 Louisa started to perform on a permanent basis with the musicians that form the
ensemble “Di Yiddishe Kapelye”, consisting of accordion, violin, cello, double bass, guitar
Together this group has captivated and delighted audiences in various parts of the world.