Mordechai Hershman

Mordecai Hershman (1888 – January 30, 1940) was a Ukrainian-born American Jewish cantor ("chazzan") and singer.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1888 (Chernihiv), Died January 30, 1940

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, composer

Notes: Cantor Mordechay Hershman (Vilna State Cantor). Name also appears in Victor ledgers as Cantor Hirshman.

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-24881 12-in. 2/21/1921 Rochel mevake al bonaiho Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor C-24882 12-in. 2/21/1921 Av horachmin hoo lyrachaim Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor B-25442 10-in. 6/27/1921 Ticanto Shabes , part 1 Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor B-25443 10-in. 6/27/1921 Ticanto Shabes, part 2 Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental trio vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor C-25467 12-in. 7/21/1921 Brich shmei Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with organ, violin, and male vocal chorus vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor C-25468 12-in. 7/21/1921 Boruch Adonoi bayom Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with organ and violin vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26260 10-in. 3/21/1922 K'shimcho Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor B-26261 10-in. 3/21/1922 Udom jesoidoi meofor Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-26754 12-in. 9/5/1922 In cheder'l Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-26849 12-in. 8/30/1922 A dudele Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-27050 12-in. 10/25/1922 Sei choir Adonoj mehojulomn Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-27261 12-in. 12/26/1922 Ein kemechal Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor C-27445 12-in. 1/31/1923 Ahavat rahya Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-27685 12-in. 3/29/1923 R' zei Adonoi elohanji Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-27686 12-in. 3/29/1923 Havdolo Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-28083 12-in. 6/14/1923 Chasnd'l off Shabos Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-28084 12-in. 6/14/1923 Mikita Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-28287 12-in. 7/17/1923 Ato yazarto Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-28288 12-in. 7/17/1923 Ato yazarto Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-28508 12-in. 8/27/1923 Mai-ko-mashma-lon Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-28509 12-in. 8/27/1923 Mazeltov Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-28774 12-in. 10/25/1923 Sand und sterne Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-29581 12-in. 3/6/1924 Der ner tomid Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-29582 12-in. 3/6/1924 Cheschobojn zedek Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-30148 12-in. 5/29/1924 Leolom yehei odom Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-30149 12-in. 5/29/1924 Leolom yehei odom Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-30692 12-in. 9/3/1924 Al chet Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-30693 12-in. 9/3/1924 A gesang fun'm Berditchever rebbe Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-31491 12-in. 12/9/1924 Mimkomcho Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-31492 12-in. 12/9/1924 Mogen ovos Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-32084 10-in. 3/11/1925 Owinu malkeinu Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-32085 10-in. 3/11/1925 Min ametzar Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-32498 12-in. 5/5/1925 Jeshajes n'vuoh Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-32499 12-in. 5/5/1925 Jeshajes n'vuoh Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-32790 12-in. 7/22/1925 Dus Yiddishe lied Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-32791 12-in. 7/22/1925 Dus Yiddishe lied Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-34198 10-in. 1/5/1926 Thou didst institute the Sabbath Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor BVE-34199 10-in. 1/5/1926 Thou didst institute the Sabbath Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor CVE-34348 12-in. 1/21/1926 Misraze berach min Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-34349 12-in. 1/21/1926 Zurim omrem Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1920-03-29-01] Not documented 3/29/1920 A duele Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1920-03-29-02] Not documented 3/29/1920 Oschaumu Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1920-03-29-03] Not documented 3/29/1920 Ovinu Malkeinu Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1925-04-27-03] 10-in. 4/27/1925 Prophecy of Isaiah Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1925-04-27-04] 10-in. 4/27/1925 Reffoenu Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W205345 12-in. approximately May 1926 V'yo, v'yo Ferdelach Mordechai Hershman Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W205346 12-in. approximately May 1926 Die n'Gidim un die Kabtzonim Mordechai Hershman Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W205548 12-in. approximately February 1927 Tal Mordechai Hershman Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W205549 12-in. approximately February 1927 Hashem, hashem, eil rachun vechanun Mordechai Hershman Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W205576 12-in. April 1927 Ismach Moisheh Mordechai Hershman Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W205577 12-in. 5/7/1927 Menasheh Mordechai Hershman Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W205606 12-in. approximately June 1927 Sh'ma koleinu Mordechai Hershman Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W205607 12-in. approximately June 1927 Al tashlicheinu lees ziknoh Mordechai Hershman Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W205976 12-in. July 1928 Akavyu ben mahalel oimer Mordechai Hershman Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W205977 12-in. July 1928 Habeit mishomaim ureh Mordechai Hershman Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W206145 12-in. approximately January 1929 Lieder krantz, ershter theil (ליעדר קראַנץ ערשטער טהייל) Ab. Elstein ; Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W206146 12-in. approximately January 1929 Lieder krantz, tzveier theil (ליעדר קראַנץ ווייטער טהייל) Ab. Elstein ; Mordechai Hershman Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hershman, Mordechai," accessed April 16, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106860.

Hershman, Mordechai. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 16, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106860.

"Hershman, Mordechai." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 16 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106860

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