Alexander Olshanetsky

Alexander Olshanetsky (1892–1946) was a Jewish-American composer, conductor, and violinist. He was a major figure within the Yiddish theatre scene in New York City from the mid-1920s until his death in 1946.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1892 (Bălți), Died 1946 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, leader, composer, director, songwriter, conductor, lyricist

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 234 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-065927 10-in. 6/5/1941 A freilich land Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Seymour Rechtzeit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-065928 10-in. 6/5/1941 Di, di zun, un di shteren Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Seymour Rechtzeit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-065929 10-in. 6/5/1941 Yidishkeit Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Seymour Rechtzeit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-073718 10-in. 3/19/1942 Nit gedaiget Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Seymour Rechtzeit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-073720 10-in. 3/19/1942 Bist main kroin Abe Ellstein Orchestra ; Seymour Rechtzeit Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W106624 10-in. April 1926 A lesson in liebe, fun "A lesson in liebe" Pesach Burstein Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W106922 10-in. July 1926 Motke, fun "Ziese liebe" Pesach Burstein Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Columbia W107397 10-in. December 1926 Ich hob dich lieb, fun "In gorten fun liebe" Irving Grossman Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W107398 10-in. December 1926 A gute heim, fun "In gorten fun liebe" Irving Grossman Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W107672 10-in. February 1927 Mein Mame's liedele, fun "In gorten fun liebe" Irving Grossman Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W107758 10-in. March 1927 Dos yiddel fun der south Alexander Olshanetsky's Orkester ; Irving Grossman Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia W107759 10-in. March 1927 Ich mel shtendig gedenken deine oigen, fun "Dos Yiddel fun der South" Alexander Olshanetsky's Orkester ; Irving Grossman Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia W108458 10-in. November 1927 I like she, fun "A nacht in California" Pesach Burstein Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W108459 10-in. November 1927 Petrograd, fun "A nacht in California" Pesach Burstein Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick 9315-9316 10-in. approximately Nov. 1922 Lomir sich Iberbeiten Kurt Hetzel ; Isa Kremer Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick XE27345 12-in. 4/14/1928 Freedom march internationale Brunswick International Orchestra Orchestra, with vocal chorus arranger  
Brunswick XE27346 12-in. 4/14/1928 Shulamis Brunswick International Orchestra Orchestra arranger  
Brunswick XE27347 12-in. 4/14/1928 Marseillaise Brunswick International Orchestra Orchestra, with vocal chorus arranger  
Brunswick XE27348 12-in. 4/14/1928 Shabse Zwei : Entr’acte and march Brunswick International Orchestra Orchestra, with vocal chorus arranger  
Brunswick E27441 10-in. 4/27/1928 Liebende Herzer Irving Grossman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E27443 10-in. 4/27/1928 Trink Lied Irving Grossman Male vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Brunswick E27444 10-in. 4/27/1928 Chasane Huben is Gut Irving Grossman Male vocal solo, with orchestra arranger, songwriter  
Brunswick E27467 10-in. 5/4/1928 Mil Fiftzig Juhr Shpeter Clara Gold ; Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra arranger  
Brunswick E27468 10-in. 5/4/1928 Yach bin a Meilech wus zuch a Malke Gus Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Brunswick E27469 10-in. 5/4/1928 Oib a Shikse is Schlecht? Gus Goldstein Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra arranger  
(Results 26-50 of 234 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Olshanetsky, Alexander," accessed January 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107485.

Olshanetsky, Alexander. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107485.

"Olshanetsky, Alexander." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 January 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107485

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