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Sholem Aleichem

Solomon Naumovich Rabinovich, better known under his pen name Sholem Aleichem (Yiddish and Hebrew: שלום עליכם, also spelled שאָלעמ־אלייכעמ in Soviet Yiddish, [ˈʃɔləm aˈlɛjxəm]; Russian and Ukrainian: Шо́лом-Але́йхем) (March 2 [O.S. February 18] 1859 – May 13, 1916), was a leading Yiddish author and playwright. The 1964 musical Fiddler on the Roof, based on his stories about Tevye the Dairyman, was the first commercially successful English-language stage production about Jewish life in Eastern Europe. The Hebrew phrase שלום עליכם (shalom aleichem) literally means "[May] peace [be] upon you!", and is a greeting in traditional Hebrew and Yiddish.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 2nd, 1859 (Pereiaslav), Died New York City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: author, speaker

Notes: Pen name of Solomon Rabinowitz

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-16973 10-in. 1/6/1916 Schlof main kind Jakov M. Medvedieff Male vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor B-20182 10-in. 6/28/1917 Shlof main kind Nahen Rosenshak [i.e., Naum Coster] Male vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor B-28939 10-in. 11/13/1923 Nachis fun kinder, part 1 Rubin Goldberg Recitation, with piano author  
Victor B-28940 10-in. 11/13/1923 Nachis fun kinder, part 2 Rubin Goldberg Recitation, with piano author  
Victor B-29718 10-in. 3/19/1924 Naches fun kinder Rubin Goldberg Recitation, unaccompanied author  
Victor B-29719 10-in. 3/19/1924 Naches fun kinder Rubin Goldberg Recitation, unaccompanied author  
Victor B-32252 10-in. 3/25/1925 Purim zu der seda Le'on Blanḳ Monologue, unaccompanied author  
Victor [Trial 1915-09-07-04] 10-in. 9/7/1915 If I were Rothschild Sholem Aleichem Recitation speaker  
Gramophone 14355b 10-in. Feb. 1910 Wenn ich bin Rotschild Seljaso Recitation author  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sholem Aleichem," accessed October 31, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102283.

Sholem Aleichem. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 31, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102283.

"Sholem Aleichem." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 31 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102283

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