Sidor Belarsky

Sidor Belarsky, born Isidor Livshitz (December 27, 1898 – June 7, 1975), was a Ukrainian-American singer born to a Jewish family in Kryzhopil, Ukraine. He came to the United States in 1930 or 1931. He died at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York in 1975.

His recording of "Dem Milners Trern" ("The Miller's Tears"), a Yiddish folk song composed by M. M. Warshavsky, was featured in the Coen brothers's film, A Serious Man. The song's subject is the expulsion of Jews from hundreds of villages in Czarist Russia.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 12, 1898 (Kryzhopil), Died June 7, 1975

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, arranger

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-028347 10-in. 11/1/1938 Volga Sidor Belarsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-028348 10-in. 11/1/1938 Dem zeidens broche Sidor Belarsky Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, arranger  
Victor BS-028349 10-in. 11/1/1938 Students' song Sidor Belarsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-028350 10-in. 11/1/1938 Dem milner's trern Sidor Belarsky Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-036581 10-in. 5/2/1939 Veulai Sidor Belarsky Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-036582 10-in. 5/2/1939 Sholosh sudos Sidor Belarsky Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, baritone vocal, arranger  
Victor BS-036583 10-in. 5/2/1939 Georgian melody Sidor Belarsky Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-036584 10-in. 5/2/1939 I greave Sidor Belarsky Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-036585 10-in. 5/2/1939 Shir hashamisha Sidor Belarsky Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-036586 10-in. 5/2/1939 Dos gebet Sidor Belarsky Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-036972 10-in. 5/23/1939 Sholosh sudos Sidor Belarsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, arranger  
Victor BS-036973 10-in. 5/23/1939 Yam lied Sidor Belarsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-036974 10-in. 5/23/1939 Veulai Sidor Belarsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-036975 10-in. 5/23/1939 Shir hashamisha Sidor Belarsky Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D6FB-2220 10-in. 5/24/1946 Dark night Sidor Belarsky ; Mischa Borr Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D6FB-2221 10-in. 5/24/1946 Hobo song Sidor Belarsky ; Mischa Borr Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D6FB-2222 10-in. 5/24/1946 By the cradle Sidor Belarsky ; Mischa Borr Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D6FB-2223 10-in. 5/24/1946 Katusha Sidor Belarsky ; Mischa Borr Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D6FB-2253 10-in. 5/31/1946 From border to border Sidor Belarsky ; Mischa Borr Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal group and instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D6FB-2254 10-in. 5/31/1946 Tachanka Sidor Belarsky ; Mischa Borr Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal group and instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D6FB-2255 10-in. 5/31/1946 My beloved one Sidor Belarsky ; Mischa Borr Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal group and instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor D6FB-2256 10-in. 5/31/1946 Morning light (United Nations) Sidor Belarsky ; Mischa Borr Orchestra Male vocal solo, with vocal group and instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Belarsky, Sidor," accessed June 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106460.

Belarsky, Sidor. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106460.

"Belarsky, Sidor." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106460

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