View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Box Set release of "Esther Halpern Sings From The Gilded Cage " on Discogs. Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Esther Halpern - Esther Halpern Sings From The Gilded Cage at Discogs. Folk singer born in Erie, Pennsylvania. Esther and her husband, Ed, bought the Gilded Cage, a coffee shop in Philadelphia. During the 13 years they ran the Cage. Check out this Rare Original CD Music Album of Esther Halpern. See images for track listing. Esther Tabachnick Halpern, 79, of Center City, a musician who co-owned the Gilded Cage, an innovative Center City coffeehouse, died of liver. Within a few months of their marriage in the Halperns had taken over the Gilded Cage. Keeping the prices low meant that it could be a community resource: a. I loved listening to Esther Halpern sing in the back room. Loved the espresso and the food. I had been searching for the 45th Anniversary CD ". A Gilded Cage reunion will be held Sunday 7 P.M. at the Elkins Estate - Elkins Park PA. Shiva will resume Monday 1 P.M. to 9 P.M. The family. From to , Halpern and his wife, Esther, owned and operated the Guilded Cage, a coffeehouse at 21st Street, off Rittenhouse Square. Follow/Fav The Gilded Cage. A series of video clips from a conversation with Ed and Esther Halpern. The daredevil wing-walker who died in a.