One of the last remaining sources of pre-World War Two Eastern European Jewish music, Arpad Toni was little known, outside of Romania, until being "discovered" during field study trips by Hungarian folk revivalist group, Muzsikas. A master cimbalom (hammered dulcimer) player, Toni has made up for lost time. In addition to performing with Marta Sebestyen and Muzsikas on their 1993 album, The Lost Jewish Music of Transylvania, he joined klezmer group, Di Naye Kapelye on their February 2000 tour of Holland and Belgium. As of August 2001, Toni was performing with Hungarian group Vajdaszentivany.
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