Emma Bee Bernstein

Emma Bee Bernstein

Funeral Program
Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008 at 10:30 am
at the  Plaza Jewish Community Chapel
630 Amsterdam Ave, New York

Jerry Raik, officiating
Psalm 23 (tr. Norman Fischer)
"Wherever Angels Go" & "Songs of Crossed Purposes" (Yarmolinsky/Bernstein)
                Sylvie Jensen (soprano), Ben Yarmolinsky (guitar), Ishmael Wallace (piano)
Nona Willis Aronowitz
Kat Griefen
Carolee Schneemann
Collier Meyerson, "Changes" (Phil Ochs); see also her eulogy from 12/20/09
Johanna Drucker
Samuel Henry
Charles Bernstein, Eulogy for Emma
Susan Howe,  "Fear No More the Heat of the Sun" (Shakespeare) & "The Song of Wondering Aengus" (Yeats)
Felix Bernstein, "Everytime We Say Goodbye" (Cole Porter)
                 [on January 4, Felix, who is 16, posted these remarks]
Marty Ehrlich, "The Water Is Wide," "Eyliato," & Ornette Coleman's Broken Shadows (saxophone)

see also Seal Press notice

Donations in Emma's honor can be made to
Poets in Need

Felix, Emma, Susan, Thanksgiving, 2008, New York

Emma & Charles, Provincetown, 1990

image at at top: Emma in Venice, Italy,  Dec, 5, 2008  (photo by Charles)

Emma Bee Bernstein