Itzik Manger

Itzik Manger (30 May 1901, Czernowitz, then Austrian-Hungarian Empire – 21 February 1969, Gedera, Israel) (Yiddish: איציק מאַנגער‎) was a prominent Yiddish poet and playwright, a self-proclaimed folk bard, visionary, and 'master tailor' of the written word. A Jew from Bucovina, Manger lived in Romania, Poland, France, England and finally Israel.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1901 (Chernivtsi), Died 1969 (Gedera)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-041952 10-in. 8/31/1939 Yidel mit 'n fidel Molly Picon Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  


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