Abe Schwartz

Abe Schwartz (Yiddish: אבּ שװארץ or אייב שווארץ) (1881 near Bucharest, Romania – 1963 in Bronx, New York City) was a well-known klezmer violinist, composer, Yiddish theater and ethnic recordings bandleader from the 1910s to the 1940s. In his various orchestras, he recorded many of the leading klezmer musicians of the early twentieth century, including Naftule Brandwein and Dave Tarras.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1881 (Romania), Died 1963

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, composer, lyricist, violin, arranger

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 98 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-26238 10-in. 3/7/1922 Dus zekele mit koilen Morris Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-26328 10-in. 5/1/1922 Der griener kosinn Morris Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor B-26329 10-in. 5/1/1922 Shepe nit Morris Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-26907 10-in. 9/28/1922 Die Yiddishe fohn Morris Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor B-26936 10-in. 10/6/1922 Packelach Morris Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-27076 10-in. 11/14/1922 Der freilicher Shabes Morris Goldstein Male vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra composer  
Victor B-27593 10-in. 3/6/1923 Die hailigi liebe Morris Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-27607 10-in. 2/19/1923 Mamenue lubenue Joseph Feldman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-28143 10-in. 6/22/1923 Ich bin shoin a meidel in die yuren Joseph Feldman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-28692 10-in. 10/26/1923 Tsruliks hofnung Morris Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-28693 10-in. 10/26/1923 Die Roumanischer chasena Morris Goldstein Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-36798 10-in. 12/6/1926 Nor gelebt, nor gelacht Joseph Feldman Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-071959 10-in. 2/24/1942 My little cousin Marilyn Duke ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-073404 10-in. 3/5/1942 My little cousin Joan Merrill Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 38763 10-in. 4/4/1913 Mame iz gegangen in mark (מאמע איז געגאנגען אין מארק) Elenkrig's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 141417 10-in. 12/19/1925 Lost hope waltz Petite Concert Orchestra Orchestra leader, arranger  
Columbia 141418 10-in. 12/19/1925 Golden love Petite Concert Orchestra Orchestra leader, arranger  
Columbia 58541 10-in. approximately August 1917 Die zilberne ḥaseneh Yiddisher Orchester Orchestra leader  
Columbia 58542 10-in. approximately August 1917 Lebedig un frehlikh (לעבעדיג און פרעהליך) Yiddisher Orchester Orchestra leader  
Columbia 85047 10-in. April 1919 Odesа (אָדעסאַ) Abe Schwartz's Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia 85099 10-in. April 1919 Simkhes Toyre nokh di hakofes (שמחת תורה נאָך די הקפות) Abe Schwartz's Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia 85100 10-in. April 1919 Mazltov, mekhutonim (מזל טוב, מחותנים) Abe Schwartz's Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia 85101 10-in. April 1919 Besarabye hangi (בעסאַראַביאַ האַנגי) Abe Schwartz's Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia 85669 10-in. November 1919 Khosn kale tants (חתן כלה טאַנץ) Abe Schwartz's Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia 85670 10-in. November 1919 Vivat far di mekhutonim (וויוואַט פאַר די מחותנים) Abe Schwartz's Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
(Results 1-25 of 98 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schwartz, Abe," accessed July 12, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110225.

Schwartz, Abe. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 12, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110225.

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