Abraham Wolf Binder

Abraham Wolf Binder (January 11, 1895 – October 10, 1966 in New York City) was an American composer.

Binder was born in New York City. He studied at Columbia University. He became a teacher in 1921 and professor at the New York Jewish Institute of Religion in 1937. He was the founding music director of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue from 1926 under Rabbi Stephen S. Wise until his death in 1966 and was a respected leader within the Union for American Hebrew Congregations, having edited and published many compositions and articles on synagogue music. He composed an opera, several orchestral suites and works of choir music. He also collected and arranged Jewish folk songs.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 13th, 1895 (The Bronx), Died October 9th, 1966 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: organ, arranger, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-20964 10-in. 11/12/1917 Ahavas olom Bernard Woolff Tenor vocal solo, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Victor B-20965 10-in. 11/12/1917 Meloch Bernard Woolff Tenor vocal solo, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Victor B-20966 10-in. 11/12/1917 Owinu mal keinu Bernard Woolff Tenor vocal solo, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Victor B-20967 10-in. 11/12/1917 Kiddusch Bernard Woolff Tenor vocal solo, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Victor B-22789 10-in. 5/28/1919 Pischu li Hebrew Temple Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with organ composer  
Victor B-22901 10-in. 6/4/1919 V'shom'ru Hebrew Temple Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with organ composer  
Victor C-30693 12-in. 9/3/1924 A gesang fun'm Berditchever rebbe Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Victor BVE-34556 10-in. 2/10/1926 Az ich volt geven der boray ho-olom Shloimele Rothstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Victor [Trial 1918-12-04-03] Not documented 12/4/1918 Hamchadesh b'tuvo Rev. L. Lipitz Male vocal solo, with organ instrumentalist, organ  
Victor [Trial 1919-02-05-01] Not documented 2/5/1919 Veshomru Temple Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with organ instrumentalist, organ  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Binder, Abraham Wolf," accessed September 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104475.

Binder, Abraham Wolf. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104475.

"Binder, Abraham Wolf." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104475

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