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Pesach Burstein

Pesach "Peishachke" Burstein (April 15, 1896 – April 6, 1986) was a Polish-born American comedian, singer, coupletist, and director of Yiddish vaudeville/theater. He was honored with the Itzik Manger Prize in 1986. His wife Lillian Lux, and son Mike Burstyn are also actors.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 15th, 1896, Died April 6th, 1986

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer

Notes: Peisachke Burstein.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-20707 10-in. 9/26/1917 Shpielendik Anna Hoffman Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 89641 10-in. January 1924 Odesskai︠a︡ svadʹba (Одесская свадьба) B. Pavlusha Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia 89642 10-in. January 1924 Zhenilsi︠a︡ i︠a︡ na Evochku (Женился я на Евочку) B. Pavlusha Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Burstein, Pesach," accessed August 8, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110860.

Burstein, Pesach. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 8, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110860.

"Burstein, Pesach." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 8 August 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110860

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