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Solomon Small

Solomon Smulewitz (Yiddish: שלמה שמולעװיץ, 1868–1943), sometimes known by the anglicized name Solomon Small, was a Russian-born American Tenor, folk poet, Badchen, playwright, recording artist, and composer for the Yiddish theatre. He wrote hundreds of songs, many of which were recorded during the heydey of the Yiddish-language recording industry in the 1910s and 1920s in New York.

Birth and Death Data: Born April, 1863 (Pinsk), Died January 1, 1943 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, lyricist, composer

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 75 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor A-1568 7-in. 7/8/1904 Die fier kashes Lizzie Goldfinger ; Goldin Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-1568 10-in. 7/8/1904 Die fier kashes Lizzie Goldfinger ; Goldin Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor A-1573 7-in. 7/8/1904 The children's song Lizzie Goldfinger ; Goldin Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-1573 10-in. 7/8/1904 The children's song Lizzie Goldfinger ; Goldin Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-6625 10-in. 11/30/1908 A brivele der mame Solomon Smulewitz Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Victor B-6626 10-in. 11/30/1908 Wart a kappale Solomon Smulewitz Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6627 10-in. 11/30/1908 Dus fertriebene teibele Solomon Smulewitz Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6628 10-in. 11/30/1908 Yhi oir Solomon Smulewitz Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist  
Victor B-6629 10-in. 11/30/1908 A mensch sol mein sein Solomon Smulewitz Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6630 10-in. 11/30/1908 Schlaf lied Solomon Smulewitz Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist  
Victor B-6635 10-in. 12/2/1908 Schemen megt ihr sich Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist  
Victor B-6636 10-in. 12/2/1908 Der ounig Schabes Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist  
Victor B-6637 10-in. 12/2/1908 A Kaddisch'l der Mamen : Part II Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6638 10-in. 12/2/1908 Dos Yiddische hertz Solomon Smulewitz Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-6639 10-in. 12/2/1908 A Nasch Solomon Smulewitz Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9088 10-in. 6/14/1910 Wejiten l'cho Frances Simonoff Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-9094 10-in. 6/15/1910 Dos Yiddish herz Frances Simonoff Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-9128 12-in. 6/23/1910 Die Blumenkrentze Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9129 10-in. 6/23/1910 Shtoist Zich On Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9130 10-in. 6/23/1910 Menschele sei nit genart Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9131 10-in. 6/23/1910 Sog Gottenu Alein Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-9132 12-in. 6/24/1910 Das Thilem'l Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9133 10-in. 6/24/1910 Das Kiduschen Ring Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-9134 12-in. 6/24/1910 Das Yiddisches kind Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-9135 10-in. 6/24/1910 Oi, is dos a mame Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 75 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Small, Solomon," accessed July 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110456.

Small, Solomon. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110456.

"Small, Solomon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110456

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