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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 51-75 of 75 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 3172 10-in. between January and May 1905 Donkey monkey business Solomon Smulewitz Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 3208 10-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1905 Die seder nacht Goldin Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 4839 approximately 1910 Der Herring Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 4840 approximately 1910 Sof ganef litlio Solomon Small Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 4841 approximately 1910 Man darf nit sein Ferschlofen Solomon Small Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 4842 10-in. ca. 1910 Ihr seit a greener Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19238 10-in. 2/17/1911 Al tashlichenu Hyman Adler Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 38230 10-in. 8/30/1912 Der nasser kaver Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 38231 10-in. 8/30/1912 Der naser kehver Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 38232 10-in. 8/30/1912 A brivele tsu Got (א בריוועלע צו גאָט) Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Columbia 38233 10-in. 8/30/1912 A brivele tsu Got (א בריוועלע צו גאָט) Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, composer  
Columbia 38234 10-in. 8/30/1912 A brivele von Russland Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, composer, lyricist  
Columbia 38235 10-in. 8/30/1912 A brivele von Russland Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal, lyricist, composer  
Columbia 39232 10-in. 2/11/1914 Layden und fraiden Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 39234 10-in. 2/11/1914 A mames ṿerṭh Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia 39398 10-in. 5/22/1914 Yom Kipur zu minche Meyer Kanewsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 45511 10-in. 4/1/1915 Eishes chail Mischa Ferenzo Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 45580 10-in. 4/24/1915 Dos bisele glik (דאס ביסעלע גליק) Kalman Juvelier Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W110799 10-in. May 1929 Yidden, loift tzum rebbin Pesach Burstein Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Brunswick 6221 10-in. approximately Aug. 1921 Al Tashlichenu Estelle Schreiner Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E31282 10-in. 10/22/1929 A mame’s trehren Jennie Goldstein Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Zonophone 5706 10-in. 1905 Freitag auf der nacht Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 5707 10-in. 1905 Gott un sein mischpot is gerecht Solomon Small Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 5708 10-in. 1905 Isrulik kum aheim Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Zonophone 5709 10-in. 1905 Die seider nacht Solomon Small Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 51-75 of 75 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Small, Solomon," accessed June 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110456.

Small, Solomon. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110456.

"Small, Solomon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 June 2024.

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

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