Molly Picon

Molly Picon (Yiddish: מאָלי פּיקאָן‎; February 28, 1898 – April 5, 1992) was an American actress of stage, screen and television, as well as a lyricist and dramatic story-teller.

She was first and foremost a star in Yiddish theatre and film, but in time, she turned to English-language productions.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1898 (New York City), Died 1992 (Lancaster)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, lyricist, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-29369 10-in. 1/30/1924 Ch'hob a katar Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, lyricist, composer  
Victor B-29370 10-in. 1/30/1924 Oi vet mich der rebe shmeitzen Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor B-29973 10-in. 5/7/1924 Tzipke Nellie Casman Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-29974 10-in. 5/7/1924 A bisel liebe un a bisele glick Lucy Finkle Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-31926 10-in. 2/9/1925 Shmendrik is a kniaker Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, lyricist  
Victor B-31927 10-in. 2/9/1925 Shmendrik in yeden land Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, lyricist  
Victor B-32221 10-in. 3/18/1925 Dus zigainer madel David Medoff ; Molly Picon Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, lyricist  
Victor B-32222 10-in. 3/18/1925 Bogden, der buch von manne shtanne Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor BVE-34276 10-in. 1/15/1926 Molly Dolly Nellie Casman Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-34277 10-in. 1/15/1926 Wus zol ich tin as ich hob im lieb Nellie Casman Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-36836 10-in. 10/18/1926 Hot dog Lucy Levin Female vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-36837 10-in. 10/18/1926 Wie is mein zivig Lucy Levin Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-37363 10-in. 1/17/1927 Oib es is geven git far mein mamen, is es git far mir Lucy Levin Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-37364 10-in. 1/17/1927 Di bist bashafen far mir Lucy Levin Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-041374 10-in. 10/2/1939 Tif vi di nacht Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist  
Victor BS-041375 10-in. 10/2/1939 In a yiddish shtetele Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist  
Victor BS-041376 10-in. 10/2/1939 Dem zaidens nigun Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist  
Victor BS-041377 10-in. 10/2/1939 Gram shtram Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist  
Victor BS-041385 10-in. 10/3/1939 A Yiddishe chasene Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist  
Victor BS-041386 10-in. 10/3/1939 Meine millionen Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet vocalist  
Victor BS-041948 10-in. 8/31/1939 Farges mich nit Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor BS-041949 10-in. 8/31/1939 Tzu fiel Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor BS-041950 10-in. 8/31/1939 Abe Gesund Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, lyricist  
Victor BS-041951 10-in. 8/31/1939 Yiddish Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor BS-041952 10-in. 8/31/1939 Yidel mit 'n fidel Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 29 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Picon, Molly," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102505.

Picon, Molly. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102505.

"Picon, Molly." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102505

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